Natural Selection

Natural Selection
by Eric Coble

Productions (17)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 110 minutes
  • 2 f, 4 m (6-9 actors possible: 1-6 f, 2-7 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Flexible unit set

Natural Selection
by Eric Coble

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Productions (17)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 110 minutes
  • 2 f, 4 m (6-9 actors possible: 1-6 f, 2-7 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Flexible unit set

We're in the very near future, where technology rules supreme and the Culture Fiesta Theme Park needs to restock the natives of the Native American Pavilion. So curator Henry Carson must venture into the wastes of North America to find a genuine Indian. Between his wife's blogging, his son's packed schedule at virtual school, the unearthly rain, and his Indian turning out to be very different than he expected, will Henry have time to notice the world's sliding towards apocalypse? Read More

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Min. Performance Fee* $80
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Play Details

We're in the very near future, where technology rules supreme and the Culture Fiesta Theme Park needs to restock the natives of the Native American Pavilion. So curator Henry Carson must venture into the wastes of North America to find a genuine Indian. Between his wife's blogging, his son's packed schedule at virtual school, the unearthly rain, and his Indian turning out to be very different than he expected, will Henry have time to notice the world's sliding towards apocalypse?

(This play is also available in the collection Humana Festival 2006: The Complete Plays.)

  • Comedy/Drama
  • 110 minutes
  • 2 f, 4 m (6-9 actors possible: 1-6 f, 2-7 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Flexible unit set

Published Reviews

"Provocative ideas abound in this comically fired end-of-the-world satire."

American Theatre

"A sharply funny satire... terrific."

San Diego Union-Tribune

"A topical, funny satire that handily takes the Humana Festival's prize for sheer ambition."

The New York Times

"An engaging theme, hilarious lines and provocative ideas."

Newsweek

"Abounds with energy, humor, and provocative ideas."

Louisville Courier Journal

"A complicated potpourri of ideas and audacious humor."

Cincinnati City Beat

"Sly and topical with a visceral edge that cuts close to the bone."

Rocky Mountain News

Production History

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OCT 09, 2017 - OCT 09, 2017
Tampa Repertory Theatre
Tampa, FL United States
Tampa Repertory Theatre Tampa, FL United States
MAR 10, 2017 - MAR 14, 2017
Regis Jesuit High School
Aurora, CO United States
Regis Jesuit High School Aurora, CO United States
OCT 03, 2014 - OCT 12, 2014
Palomar College
San Marcos, CA United States
Palomar College San Marcos, CA United States
APR 25, 2012 - APR 28, 2012
Central College Theatre
Pella, IA United States
Central College Theatre Pella, IA United States
APR 21, 2011 - APR 22, 2011
NYU-Poly Performing Arts Club
Brooklyn, NY United States
NYU-Poly Performing Arts Club Brooklyn, NY United States
SEP 29, 2010 - OCT 31, 2010
Single Carrot Theatre
Baltimore, MD United States
Single Carrot Theatre Baltimore, MD United States
JUN 04, 2010 - JUN 26, 2010
Secondstory Repertory
REDMOND, WA United States
Secondstory Repertory REDMOND, WA United States
APR 21, 2010 - APR 25, 2010
WCU Dept. Of Stage And Screen
Cullowhee, NC United States
WCU Dept. Of Stage And Screen Cullowhee, NC United States
MAR 09, 2010 - MAR 11, 2010
Illinois Wesleyan University School Of Theatre Arts
Bloomington, IL United States
Illinois Wesleyan University School Of Theatre Arts Bloomington, IL United States
FEB 23, 2010 - FEB 28, 2010
University Of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN United States
University Of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN United States
FEB 07, 2009 - FEB 08, 2009
Mirror Stage
Seattle, WA United States
Mirror Stage Seattle, WA United States
NOV 07, 2008 - NOV 15, 2008
Communication & Theatre, DePauw University
Greencastle, IN United States
Communication & Theatre, DePauw University Greencastle, IN United States
MAY 23, 2008 - JUN 29, 2008
Needtheater
Los Angeles, CA United States
Needtheater Los Angeles, CA United States
DEC 01, 2007 - DEC 31, 2007
John A. Logan College
Canterville, IL United States
John A. Logan College Canterville, IL United States
NOV 07, 2007 - NOV 11, 2007
CSU, Chico--Theatre Department
Chico, CA United States
CSU, Chico--Theatre Department Chico, CA United States
JUN 13, 2007 - JUN 30, 2007
Actor's Theatre Of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC United States
Actor's Theatre Of Charlotte Charlotte, NC United States
MAR 18, 2006 - APR 06, 2006
Actors Theatre of Louisville
Louisville, KY United States
Actors Theatre of Louisville Louisville, KY United States
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SEP 29, 2010 - OCT 31, 2010
Single Carrot Theatre
Baltimore, MD United States
Single Carrot Theatre Baltimore, MD United States
FEB 07, 2009 - FEB 08, 2009
Mirror Stage
Seattle, WA United States
Mirror Stage Seattle, WA United States
MAY 23, 2008 - JUN 29, 2008
Needtheater
Los Angeles, CA United States
Needtheater Los Angeles, CA United States
JUN 13, 2007 - JUN 30, 2007
Actor's Theatre Of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC United States
Actor's Theatre Of Charlotte Charlotte, NC United States
MAR 18, 2006 - APR 06, 2006
Actors Theatre of Louisville
Louisville, KY United States
Actors Theatre of Louisville Louisville, KY United States