The Second Beam

The Second Beam by Joan Ackermann

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Productions (42)
Comedy
|
10 - 15 minutes
5 f
Set: Three chairs

Several actresses are competing for the role of a scientist who can slow down and revive a beam of light. Meg has a history with the director, Patti has a history of being unbeatable, and Jennifer needs an illuminating boost of confidence.

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $50
NOTE: This play is part of an anthology called Ten-Minute Plays from the Guthrie Theater: Volume 3.
Standard Edition $9.99
Standard Manager Edition $18.99

*The per performance fee begins at $50. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

Several actresses are competing for the role of a scientist who can slow down and revive a beam of light. Meg has a history with the director, Patti has a history of being unbeatable, and Jennifer needs an illuminating boost of confidence.

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 10 - 15 minutes
  • 5 f
  • Set: Three chairs

Production History

APR 12, 2019 - APR 13, 2019
Beaumont School
Cleveland Heights, OH United States
Beaumont School Cleveland Heights, OH United States
NOV 09, 2018 - NOV 10, 2018
Orange Park High School
Orange Park, FL United States
Orange Park High School Orange Park, FL United States
APR 12, 2018 - APR 14, 2018
Nature Coast Technical HS
Brooksville, FL United States
Nature Coast Technical HS Brooksville, FL United States
APR 29, 2017 - APR 29, 2017
Mercersburg Academy
Mercersburg, PA United States
Mercersburg Academy Mercersburg, PA United States
NOV 20, 2015 - NOV 21, 2015
Dana Hall School
Wellesley, MA United States
Dana Hall School Wellesley, MA United States
NOV 06, 2015 - NOV 06, 2015
Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart
Houston, TX United States
Duchesne Academy Of The Sacred Heart Houston, TX United States
JUL 01, 2015 - JUL 31, 2015
Padua Franciscan High School
Parma, OH United States
Padua Franciscan High School Parma, OH United States
FEB 04, 2015 - FEB 05, 2015
West Potomac High School #517
Alexandria, VA United States
West Potomac High School #517 Alexandria, VA United States
JAN 22, 2015 - JAN 24, 2015
West Springfield High School
Springfield, VA United States
West Springfield High School Springfield, VA United States
FEB 05, 2014 - FEB 08, 2014
Marin Academy
San Rafael, CA United States
Marin Academy San Rafael, CA United States
OCT 03, 2013 - OCT 05, 2013
Rio Hondo College Theatre Dept.
Whittier, CA United States
Rio Hondo College Theatre Dept. Whittier, CA United States
MAY 10, 2013 - MAY 10, 2013
Holton-Arms School
Bethesda, MD United States
Holton-Arms School Bethesda, MD United States
APR 25, 2013 - APR 25, 2013
H. B. Plant High School
Tampa, FL United States
H. B. Plant High School Tampa, FL United States
APR 07, 2013 - APR 07, 2013
The Naples Players
Naples, FL United States
The Naples Players Naples, FL United States
MAR 28, 2013 - MAR 29, 2013
Wichita High School East
Wichita, KS United States
Wichita High School East Wichita, KS United States
MAR 08, 2013 - MAR 09, 2013
Fairview High School
Fairview, PA United States
Fairview High School Fairview, PA United States
APR 27, 2012 - APR 28, 2012
Wichita East High's Roosevelt Auditorium
Wichita, KS United States
Wichita East High's Roosevelt Auditorium Wichita, KS United States
APR 13, 2012 - APR 15, 2012
LIU Post
Brookville, NY United States
LIU Post Brookville, NY United States
OCT 13, 2011 - OCT 16, 2011
Genesee Community College
Batavia, NY United States
Genesee Community College Batavia, NY United States
JAN 26, 2011 - JAN 27, 2011
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN United States
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN United States
NOV 17, 2010 - NOV 18, 2010
Dana Hall School
Wellesley, MA United States
Dana Hall School Wellesley, MA United States
MAY 16, 2009 - MAY 16, 2009
Bethesda Chevy Chase High School
Bethesda, MD United States
Bethesda Chevy Chase High School Bethesda, MD United States
MAR 18, 2009 - MAR 18, 2009
Mandeville High School Theatre
Mandeville, LA United States
Mandeville High School Theatre Mandeville, LA United States
JAN 13, 2009 - JAN 13, 2009
Wilkes Conservatory
Wilkes-Barre, PA United States
Wilkes Conservatory Wilkes-Barre, PA United States
DEC 03, 2008 - DEC 03, 2008
University Of Central Arkansas Theatre
Conway, AR United States
University Of Central Arkansas Theatre Conway, AR United States
NOV 21, 2008 - NOV 23, 2008
Alma College Theatre
Alma,, MI United States
Alma College Theatre Alma,, MI United States
NOV 05, 2008 - NOV 09, 2008
Aching Dogs Theater Co.
New York, NY United States
Aching Dogs Theater Co. New York, NY United States
APR 09, 2008 - APR 12, 2008
Stephens College
Columbia, MO United States
Stephens College Columbia, MO United States
NOV 29, 2007 - DEC 08, 2007
Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts
London, United Kingdom
Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts London, United Kingdom
NOV 16, 2007 - NOV 17, 2007
Souhegan High School
Amherst, NH United States
Souhegan High School Amherst, NH United States
NOV 02, 2007 - NOV 03, 2007
Sherburne Earlville HS Drama Club
Sherburne, NY United States
Sherburne Earlville HS Drama Club Sherburne, NY United States
OCT 17, 2007 - OCT 20, 2007
Shiloh High School
Snellville, GA United States
Shiloh High School Snellville, GA United States
MAY 11, 2007 - MAY 11, 2007
South Miami Senior High School
Miami, FL United States
South Miami Senior High School Miami, FL United States
MAY 09, 2007 - MAY 13, 2007
Mary Baldwin College Theatre
Staunton, VA United States
Mary Baldwin College Theatre Staunton, VA United States
JAN 30, 2007 - FEB 01, 2007
C/o Amy Boyce Holtcamp, Holy Names Academy
Seattle, WA United States
C/o Amy Boyce Holtcamp, Holy Names Academy Seattle, WA United States
JUL 27, 2006 - JUL 30, 2006
Actor Training Studio
Kansas City, MO United States
Actor Training Studio Kansas City, MO United States
JAN 31, 2006 - JAN 31, 2006
Osceola County School For The Arts
Kissimmee, FL United States
Osceola County School For The Arts Kissimmee, FL United States
JAN 21, 2006 - FEB 18, 2006
Linn-Mar Speech Contest
Marion, IA United States
Linn-Mar Speech Contest Marion, IA United States
NOV 19, 2005 - NOV 19, 2005
Frank W. Cox High School
Virginia Beach, VA United States
Frank W. Cox High School Virginia Beach, VA United States
MAY 13, 2005 - MAY 13, 2005
Lakeview High School
Battle Creek, MI United States
Lakeview High School Battle Creek, MI United States
FEB 23, 2005 - FEB 25, 2005
Columbia College
Columbia, SC United States
Columbia College Columbia, SC United States
JUL 01, 2003 - JUL 30, 2003
Guthrie Theater
Minneapolis, MN United States
Guthrie Theater Minneapolis, MN United States
No upcoming productions.
JUL 01, 2003 - JUL 30, 2003
Guthrie Theater
Minneapolis, MN United States
Guthrie Theater Minneapolis, MN United States

Awards (1)

Commissioned by The Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science & Technology Project and the Guthrie Theater