Kafka's Metamorphosis
adapted by Steve Moulds

Productions (3)
  • Drama
  • |
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 13 either (11-20 actors possible: 11-20 f, 11-20 m)
  • Set: Single surreal set. A family apartment with surfaces to crawl on.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-919-1

Kafka's Metamorphosis
adapted by Steve Moulds

(1)
Productions (3)
  • Drama
  • |
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 13 either (11-20 actors possible: 11-20 f, 11-20 m)
  • Set: Single surreal set. A family apartment with surfaces to crawl on.

Gregor Samsa awakes from horrible dreams to find himself transformed into a colossal vermin. So begins Franz Kafka's most celebrated work--and this play that takes us inside Gregor's head to reveal the existential dread smoldering there. An ordinary family must cope with surreal tragedy when their son (who's also their breadwinner) becomes a disgusting creature. How strong will their loyalty to him prove? And what's the value of a human life... once it's no longer human? This large-cast adaptation raises questions that are as relevant now as they were when Gregor Samsa first crawled out of bed.

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $80
Standard Edition $9.99
eScript Digital Edition $9
Stage Manager Edition $18.99

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Play Details

Gregor Samsa awakes from horrible dreams to find himself transformed into a colossal vermin. So begins Franz Kafka's most celebrated work--and this play that takes us inside Gregor's head to reveal the existential dread smoldering there. An ordinary family must cope with surreal tragedy when their son (who's also their breadwinner) becomes a disgusting creature. How strong will their loyalty to him prove? And what's the value of a human life... once it's no longer human? This large-cast adaptation raises questions that are as relevant now as they were when Gregor Samsa first crawled out of bed.

  • Drama
  • |
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 13 either (11-20 actors possible: 11-20 f, 11-20 m)
  • Set: Single surreal set. A family apartment with surfaces to crawl on.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-919-1

Published Reviews

Existential dread can be fun. It is important to remember that Kafka's story is a comedy, albeit as black as they come. . . . Moulds's text captures the sardonic and satirical aspects of the story.

Keith Waits, Arts-Louisville.com

Production History

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Production Group
Location
MAR 25, 2020 - MAR 25, 2020
Greengates School SC
Naucalpan, Estado De Mexico, Mexico
Greengates School SC Naucalpan, Estado De Mexico, Mexico
FEB 23, 2017 - FEB 26, 2017
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN United States
Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN United States
JAN 21, 2016 - JAN 01, 1970
Commonwealth Theatre Center
Louisville, KY United States
Commonwealth Theatre Center Louisville, KY United States
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Production Group
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MAR 25, 2020 - MAR 25, 2020
Greengates School SC
Naucalpan, Estado De Mexico, Mexico
Greengates School SC Naucalpan, Estado De Mexico, Mexico
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