Airness by Chelsea Marcantel

(6)
Productions (46)
Comedy with Music
|
100 - 110 minutes
2 W, 4 M, 1 Any (7 actors possible: 2-3 W, 4-5 M)
Set: Minimal.

When Nina enters her first air guitar competition, she thinks winning will be easy. But as she befriends a group of charismatic nerds all committed to becoming the next champion, she discovers that there's more to this art form than playing pretend; it's about finding yourself in your favorite songs, and performing with raw joy. Will Nina be able to let go and set herself free onstage? Following her mission to shred or be shredded, Airness is an exuberant reminder that everything we need to rock is already inside us. A comedy about competition, completion, and finding the airness inside yourself. Read More

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When Nina enters her first air guitar competition, she thinks winning will be easy. But as she befriends a group of charismatic nerds all committed to becoming the next champion, she discovers that there's more to this art form than playing pretend; it's about finding yourself in your favorite songs, and performing with raw joy. Will Nina be able to let go and set herself free onstage? Following her mission to shred or be shredded, Airness is an exuberant reminder that everything we need to rock is already inside us. A comedy about competition, completion, and finding the airness inside yourself.

(A high school edition of this play is also available.)

  • Comedy with Music
  • |
  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 2 W, 4 M, 1 Any (7 actors possible: 2-3 W, 4-5 M)
  • Set: Minimal.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-736-4

Production History

APR 21, 2023 - MAY 21, 2023
Citadel Theatre
Lake Forest IL, IL United States
Citadel Theatre Lake Forest IL, IL United States
MAR 30, 2023 - APR 02, 2023
Virginia Wesleyan University
Virginia Beach, VA United States
Virginia Wesleyan University Virginia Beach, VA United States
MAR 08, 2023 - MAR 26, 2023
Vermont Stage Company, Inc.
Burlington, VT United States
Vermont Stage Company, Inc. Burlington, VT United States
FEB 24, 2023 - MAR 04, 2023
Village Players of Fort Thomas
Fort Thomas, KY United States
Village Players of Fort Thomas Fort Thomas, KY United States
FEB 17, 2023 - FEB 26, 2023
Florida International University
Miami, FL, FL United States
Florida International University Miami, FL, FL United States
FEB 04, 2023 - FEB 12, 2023
Claire Trevor School of the Arts
Irvine, CA United States
Claire Trevor School of the Arts Irvine, CA United States
NOV 02, 2022 - NOV 06, 2022
St. Mary's College of Maryland
Saint Marys City, MD United States
St. Mary's College of Maryland Saint Marys City, MD United States
OCT 28, 2022 - NOV 06, 2022
Detroit Mercy Theatre Company
Detroit, MI United States
Detroit Mercy Theatre Company Detroit, MI United States
OCT 06, 2022 - OCT 16, 2022
LSU School of Theatre
Baton Rouge, LA United States
LSU School of Theatre Baton Rouge, LA United States
SEP 30, 2022 - OCT 08, 2022
Knock And Run Theatre
Newcastle, NSW Australia
Knock And Run Theatre Newcastle, NSW Australia
SEP 29, 2022 - OCT 01, 2022
Sam Houston State University-Dept Of Theatre & Musical Theatre
Huntsville, TX United States
Sam Houston State University-Dept Of Theatre & Musical Theatre Huntsville, TX United States
SEP 22, 2022 - OCT 16, 2022
Red Herring Productions
Columbus, OH United States
Red Herring Productions Columbus, OH United States
JUL 21, 2022 - JUL 31, 2022
Theatre On The Ridge
Paradise, CA United States
Theatre On The Ridge Paradise, CA United States
JUL 01, 2022 - AUG 20, 2022
Barter Theatre
Abingdon, VA United States
Barter Theatre Abingdon, VA United States
JUN 03, 2022 - JUN 19, 2022
Shadowland Artists, Inc.
Ellenville, NY United States
Shadowland Artists, Inc. Ellenville, NY United States
MAY 11, 2022 - JUN 05, 2022
Park Square Theatre
St. Paul, MN United States
Park Square Theatre St. Paul, MN United States
MAY 07, 2022 - AUG 14, 2022
American Blues Theater
Chicago, IL United States
American Blues Theater Chicago, IL United States
APR 11, 2022 - APR 13, 2022
Chaffey College
Rancho Cucamonga, CA United States
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga, CA United States
MAR 31, 2022 - APR 09, 2022
TN Technological University
Cookeville, TN United States
TN Technological University Cookeville, TN United States
MAR 04, 2022 - MAR 13, 2022
CU Boulder Theatre & Dance
Boulder, CO United States
CU Boulder Theatre & Dance Boulder, CO United States
FEB 23, 2022 - FEB 26, 2022
Hendrix College (Hendrix Players)
Conway, AR United States
Hendrix College (Hendrix Players) Conway, AR United States
FEB 17, 2022 - FEB 26, 2022
Verge Theater (legal name Equinox Theatre Company)
Bozeman, MT United States
Verge Theater (legal name Equinox Theatre Company) Bozeman, MT United States
JAN 11, 2022 - FEB 06, 2022
Geva Theatre Center
Rochester, NY United States
Geva Theatre Center Rochester, NY United States
NOV 18, 2021 - NOV 21, 2021
Nazareth College
Rochester, NY United States
Nazareth College Rochester, NY United States
OCT 29, 2021 - NOV 21, 2021
Dobama Theatre (additional royalties)
Cleveland Heights, OH United States
Dobama Theatre (additional royalties) Cleveland Heights, OH United States
OCT 29, 2021 - NOV 21, 2021
Dobama Theatre
Cleveland Heights, OH United States
Dobama Theatre Cleveland Heights, OH United States
OCT 21, 2021 - OCT 23, 2021
Principia College
Elsah, IL United States
Principia College Elsah, IL United States
OCT 15, 2021 - OCT 24, 2021
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV United States
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV United States
OCT 13, 2021 - OCT 17, 2021
Baylor University Theatre
Waco, TX United States
Baylor University Theatre Waco, TX United States
OCT 01, 2021 - OCT 31, 2021
The Human Race Theatre Company
Dayton, OH
The Human Race Theatre Company Dayton, OH
OCT 01, 2021 - OCT 07, 2021
The University of Kansas, Department of Theatre & Dance
Lawrence, KS United States
The University of Kansas, Department of Theatre & Dance Lawrence, KS United States
SEP 16, 2021 - OCT 10, 2021
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble
Bloomsburg, PA United States
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Bloomsburg, PA United States
AUG 07, 2021 - AUG 08, 2021
Fire Moon Productions
Dos Palos, CA United States
Fire Moon Productions Dos Palos, CA United States
MAY 16, 2021 - MAY 16, 2021
Los Angeles High School of the Arts
Los Angeles, CA United States
Los Angeles High School of the Arts Los Angeles, CA United States
APR 08, 2021 - APR 17, 2021
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Knoxville, TN United States
University of Tennessee Knoxville Knoxville, TN United States
APR 02, 2021 - APR 10, 2021
VERGE THEATER
Bozeman, MT United States
VERGE THEATER Bozeman, MT United States
MAR 04, 2021 - MAR 07, 2021
University of California Santa Barbara Department of Theater and Dance
Santa Barbara, CA United States
University of California Santa Barbara Department of Theater and Dance Santa Barbara, CA United States
OCT 02, 2020 - OCT 08, 2020
The University of Kansas, Department of Theatre & Dance
Lawrence, KS United States
The University of Kansas, Department of Theatre & Dance Lawrence, KS United States
OCT 02, 2020 - OCT 02, 2020
Anselmian Abbey Players
Manchester, NH United States
Anselmian Abbey Players Manchester, NH United States
FEB 08, 2020 - FEB 29, 2020
Benchmark Theatre
Lakewood, CO United States
Benchmark Theatre Lakewood, CO United States
DEC 01, 2019 - DEC 29, 2019
1st Stage
Tysons, VA
1st Stage Tysons, VA
NOV 08, 2019 - NOV 30, 2019
The Keegan Theatre
Washington , DC
The Keegan Theatre Washington , DC
MAR 06, 2019 - MAR 31, 2019
Phoenix Theatre
Phoenix, AZ United States
Phoenix Theatre Phoenix, AZ United States
MAR 06, 2019 - MAR 31, 2019
The Phoenix Theatre Co.
Phoenix, AZ United States
The Phoenix Theatre Co. Phoenix, AZ United States
JUL 18, 2018 - JUL 29, 2018
Chautauqua Theater Company
Chautauqua, NY United States
Chautauqua Theater Company Chautauqua, NY United States
MAR 24, 2017 - APR 09, 2017
Humana Festival of New American Plays, World Premiere
Louisville, KY United States
Humana Festival of New American Plays, World Premiere Louisville, KY United States
APR 21, 2023 - MAY 21, 2023
Citadel Theatre
Lake Forest IL, IL United States
Citadel Theatre Lake Forest IL, IL United States
MAR 30, 2023 - APR 02, 2023
Virginia Wesleyan University
Virginia Beach, VA United States
Virginia Wesleyan University Virginia Beach, VA United States
MAR 08, 2023 - MAR 26, 2023
Vermont Stage Company, Inc.
Burlington, VT United States
Vermont Stage Company, Inc. Burlington, VT United States
FEB 24, 2023 - MAR 04, 2023
Village Players of Fort Thomas
Fort Thomas, KY United States
Village Players of Fort Thomas Fort Thomas, KY United States
FEB 17, 2023 - FEB 26, 2023
Florida International University
Miami, FL, FL United States
Florida International University Miami, FL, FL United States
FEB 04, 2023 - FEB 12, 2023
Claire Trevor School of the Arts
Irvine, CA United States
Claire Trevor School of the Arts Irvine, CA United States
NOV 02, 2022 - NOV 06, 2022
St. Mary's College of Maryland
Saint Marys City, MD United States
St. Mary's College of Maryland Saint Marys City, MD United States
OCT 28, 2022 - NOV 06, 2022
Detroit Mercy Theatre Company
Detroit, MI United States
Detroit Mercy Theatre Company Detroit, MI United States
APR 21, 2023 - MAY 21, 2023
Citadel Theatre
Lake Forest IL, IL United States
Citadel Theatre Lake Forest IL, IL United States
MAR 08, 2023 - MAR 26, 2023
Vermont Stage Company, Inc.
Burlington, VT United States
Vermont Stage Company, Inc. Burlington, VT United States
JUL 01, 2022 - AUG 20, 2022
Barter Theatre
Abingdon, VA United States
Barter Theatre Abingdon, VA United States
JUN 03, 2022 - JUN 19, 2022
Shadowland Artists, Inc.
Ellenville, NY United States
Shadowland Artists, Inc. Ellenville, NY United States
MAY 11, 2022 - JUN 05, 2022
Park Square Theatre
St. Paul, MN United States
Park Square Theatre St. Paul, MN United States
MAY 07, 2022 - AUG 14, 2022
American Blues Theater
Chicago, IL United States
American Blues Theater Chicago, IL United States
JAN 11, 2022 - FEB 06, 2022
Geva Theatre Center
Rochester, NY United States
Geva Theatre Center Rochester, NY United States
OCT 29, 2021 - NOV 21, 2021
Dobama Theatre (additional royalties)
Cleveland Heights, OH United States
Dobama Theatre (additional royalties) Cleveland Heights, OH United States
OCT 29, 2021 - NOV 21, 2021
Dobama Theatre
Cleveland Heights, OH United States
Dobama Theatre Cleveland Heights, OH United States
OCT 01, 2021 - OCT 31, 2021
The Human Race Theatre Company
Dayton, OH
The Human Race Theatre Company Dayton, OH
SEP 16, 2021 - OCT 10, 2021
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble
Bloomsburg, PA United States
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Bloomsburg, PA United States
FEB 08, 2020 - FEB 29, 2020
Benchmark Theatre
Lakewood, CO United States
Benchmark Theatre Lakewood, CO United States
DEC 01, 2019 - DEC 29, 2019
1st Stage
Tysons, VA
1st Stage Tysons, VA
NOV 08, 2019 - NOV 30, 2019
The Keegan Theatre
Washington , DC
The Keegan Theatre Washington , DC
MAR 06, 2019 - MAR 31, 2019
Phoenix Theatre
Phoenix, AZ United States
Phoenix Theatre Phoenix, AZ United States
MAR 06, 2019 - MAR 31, 2019
The Phoenix Theatre Co.
Phoenix, AZ United States
The Phoenix Theatre Co. Phoenix, AZ United States
JUL 18, 2018 - JUL 29, 2018
Chautauqua Theater Company
Chautauqua, NY United States
Chautauqua Theater Company Chautauqua, NY United States
MAR 24, 2017 - APR 09, 2017
Humana Festival of New American Plays, World Premiere
Louisville, KY United States
Humana Festival of New American Plays, World Premiere Louisville, KY United States

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