Airborne

Airborne
by Laura Jacqmin

Productions (7)
  • Drama
  • 10 - 18 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (5-12 actors possible: exactly 2 f, 3-10 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language and content.
  • Set: Minimal.

Airborne
by Laura Jacqmin

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Productions (7)
  • Drama
  • 10 - 18 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (5-12 actors possible: exactly 2 f, 3-10 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language and content.
  • Set: Minimal.

Trapped in the memory of her greatest failure, a female Commanding Officer tries to save Private Margaret Jensen when something goes horribly wrong during airborne training. Margaret, struggling with her own failure to be the kind of soldier she wanted to be, tries to save herself in the face of her own imminent death.

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $35
NOTE: This play is part of an anthology called Great Short Plays: Volume 9.
Standard Edition $10.99
Standard Manager Edition $19.99

*The per performance fee begins at $35. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

Trapped in the memory of her greatest failure, a female Commanding Officer tries to save Private Margaret Jensen when something goes horribly wrong during airborne training. Margaret, struggling with her own failure to be the kind of soldier she wanted to be, tries to save herself in the face of her own imminent death.

  • Drama
  • 10 - 18 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (5-12 actors possible: exactly 2 f, 3-10 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language and content.
  • Set: Minimal.

Published Reviews

"A provocative work about Jensen, a paratrooper falling to her untimely death... The playwright accentuates the grimness of the situation with terse dialogue... A strikingly beautiful piece of theater."

CurtainUp

"Devastatingly combines intense physicality, smart language, and a perfect sense of timing."

Show Showdown

"A taut, wrenching tragedy."

Epoch Times

"A marvelously terse meditation on a fatal accident that befalls a paratrooper... The work unfolds with curious beauty."

Theatermania

"Mysterious and visually arresting."

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NOV 08, 2016 - NOV 18, 2016
Redwood High School
Larkspur, CA United States
Redwood High School Larkspur, CA United States
JAN 12, 2016 - JAN 12, 2016
Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Milwaukee, WI United States
Milwaukee Repertory Theater Milwaukee, WI United States
JAN 08, 2016 - JAN 11, 2016
Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Milwaukee, WI United States
Milwaukee Repertory Theater Milwaukee, WI United States
DEC 11, 2015 - DEC 11, 2015
Actors Workshop Ithaca
Ithaca, NY United States
Actors Workshop Ithaca Ithaca, NY United States
AUG 02, 2014 - AUG 02, 2014
Riccarton Players
Christchurch, New Zealand
Riccarton Players Christchurch, New Zealand
JUN 01, 2010 - JUN 30, 2010
Ensemble Studio Theatre's Marathon of One-Act Plays
New York, NY United States
Ensemble Studio Theatre's Marathon of One-Act Plays New York, NY United States
JUN 01, 2009 - JUL 31, 2009
CuDC's Source Festival
Washington, DC United States
CuDC's Source Festival Washington, DC United States
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JUN 01, 2010 - JUN 30, 2010
Ensemble Studio Theatre's Marathon of One-Act Plays
New York, NY United States
Ensemble Studio Theatre's Marathon of One-Act Plays New York, NY United States
JUN 01, 2009 - JUL 31, 2009
CuDC's Source Festival
Washington, DC United States
CuDC's Source Festival Washington, DC United States