The Siege of Eshteb

The Siege of Eshteb
by Alan Haehnel

Productions (13)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 20 f, 10 m, 5 either (15-40 actors possible: 8-30 f, 5-30 m)
  • Set: Greek exterior with pillars and platforms.

The Siege of Eshteb
by Alan Haehnel

(0)
Productions (13)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 20 f, 10 m, 5 either (15-40 actors possible: 8-30 f, 5-30 m)
  • Set: Greek exterior with pillars and platforms.

A few minutes into a painful production of a Greek tragedy, a mysterious sign suddenly flashes the word "Bored?" The "real" play quickly disintegrates into chaos, as the flashing sign continues to undercut the lead actors while the chorus attempts to keep the show going with hand puppets and a rock band. The Siege of Eshteb revels in satirizing theatrical conventions, backstage politics, and the awesome power wielded by techies.

Read For FREE Add Script(s) To Cart License Performances Scripts & Performances

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $40
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $17.99

*The per performance fee begins at $40. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

A few minutes into a painful production of a Greek tragedy, a mysterious sign suddenly flashes the word "Bored?" The "real" play quickly disintegrates into chaos, as the flashing sign continues to undercut the lead actors while the chorus attempts to keep the show going with hand puppets and a rock band. The Siege of Eshteb revels in satirizing theatrical conventions, backstage politics, and the awesome power wielded by techies.

  • Comedy
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 20 f, 10 m, 5 either (15-40 actors possible: 8-30 f, 5-30 m)
  • Set: Greek exterior with pillars and platforms.

Production History

Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
DEC 08, 2014 - DEC 08, 2014
Pinecrest High School
Southern Pines, NC United States
Pinecrest High School Southern Pines, NC United States
MAY 08, 2014 - MAY 09, 2014
Walnut Grove High School
Loganville, GA United States
Walnut Grove High School Loganville, GA United States
NOV 01, 2011 - NOV 05, 2011
First Presbyterian Day School
Macon, GA United States
First Presbyterian Day School Macon, GA United States
DEC 16, 2010 - DEC 16, 2010
Pinecrest High School
Southern Pines, NC United States
Pinecrest High School Southern Pines, NC United States
NOV 08, 2010 - NOV 09, 2010
St. James High School
Murrells Inlet, SC United States
St. James High School Murrells Inlet, SC United States
NOV 25, 2008 - DEC 12, 2008
Cambridge Public Schools
Cambridge, NE United States
Cambridge Public Schools Cambridge, NE United States
OCT 28, 2008 - OCT 29, 2008
Davis Drive Middle School
Raleigh, NC United States
Davis Drive Middle School Raleigh, NC United States
DEC 02, 2006 - DEC 02, 2006
St. Joseph's Academy
Baton Rouge, LA United States
St. Joseph's Academy Baton Rouge, LA United States
NOV 05, 2006 - FEB 28, 2007
David W. Butler High School
Matthews, NC United States
David W. Butler High School Matthews, NC United States
OCT 17, 2006 - OCT 18, 2006
Lumpkin County High School
Dahlonega, GA United States
Lumpkin County High School Dahlonega, GA United States
JUL 07, 2006 - JUL 07, 2006
Barrington Recreation Theater
Barrington, RI United States
Barrington Recreation Theater Barrington, RI United States
MAY 17, 2006 - MAY 17, 2006
Harris County Carver Middle School
Hamilton, GA United States
Harris County Carver Middle School Hamilton, GA United States
FEB 01, 2001 - FEB 28, 2001
Hartford High School
Hartford, VT United States
Hartford High School Hartford, VT United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
No upcoming productions.
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
No professional productions.

Awards (1)

Winner, Vermont Regional Festival (2001)