The Under-a-Minutemen Present: Literary Canon Fodder!

The Under-a-Minutemen Present: Literary Canon Fodder! by Will Averill

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Productions (17)
Comedy
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50 - 60 minutes
2 m (2-8 actors possible: 0-8 f, 0-8 m)
Content Notes: Adult language
Set: Minimal.

A hysterical historical romp through four thousand years of history's greatest literature -- from a hip-hop take on The Odyssey, to a play-by-play broadcast of 19th-century oppressed literary characters as they race to suicide, to a high-octane Japanime version of The Old Man and the Sea...

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $55
Standard Edition $10.99
Stage Manager Edition $24.99

*The per performance fee begins at $55. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

A hysterical historical romp through four thousand years of history's greatest literature -- from a hip-hop take on The Odyssey, to a play-by-play broadcast of 19th-century oppressed literary characters as they race to suicide, to a high-octane Japanime version of The Old Man and the Sea...

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 2 m (2-8 actors possible: 0-8 f, 0-8 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Minimal.

Published Reviews

"You get the impression that Will Averill had a lot of fun writing this... I'd compare it to a well-known store's 'extremely chocolatey mini-bites'; tasty morsels of treats that would be far too much to consume in the whole. Avoid literary indigestion and take the short-cut."

ThreeWeeks (Edinburgh Festival Newspaper)

Production History

DEC 10, 2016 - DEC 10, 2016
Boca Prep International
Plantation, FL United States
Boca Prep International Plantation, FL United States
MAY 13, 2016 - MAY 13, 2016
Richardson High School
Richardson, TX United States
Richardson High School Richardson, TX United States
APR 04, 2014 - APR 11, 2014
Drama Club
Chicago, IL United States
Drama Club Chicago, IL United States
MAR 13, 2013 - MAR 14, 2013
Gannon University Schuster Theatre
Erie, PA United States
Gannon University Schuster Theatre Erie, PA United States
APR 22, 2012 - APR 22, 2012
Illinois College
Jacksonville, IL United States
Illinois College Jacksonville, IL United States
DEC 12, 2011 - DEC 13, 2011
Illinois College
Jacksonville, IL United States
Illinois College Jacksonville, IL United States
JUN 03, 2011 - JUN 04, 2011
Delavan Darien High School
Delavan, WI United States
Delavan Darien High School Delavan, WI United States
MAY 04, 2010 - MAY 04, 2010
Jackson Central Merry High School
Jackson, TN United States
Jackson Central Merry High School Jackson, TN United States
JAN 23, 2010 - JAN 23, 2010
Carroll High School
Carroll, IA United States
Carroll High School Carroll, IA United States
MAY 29, 2009 - MAY 30, 2009
Bellingham High School
Bellingham, WA United States
Bellingham High School Bellingham, WA United States
MAY 09, 2008 - MAY 10, 2008
Subiaco Academy Duct Tape Theatre
Subiaco, AR United States
Subiaco Academy Duct Tape Theatre Subiaco, AR United States
FEB 03, 2007 - FEB 17, 2007
Oshkosh West High School
Oshkosh, WI United States
Oshkosh West High School Oshkosh, WI United States
OCT 13, 2006 - OCT 14, 2006
Delavan-Darien High School
Delavan, WI United States
Delavan-Darien High School Delavan, WI United States
JAN 21, 2006 - JAN 21, 2006
Washington High School
Washington, IA United States
Washington High School Washington, IA United States
AUG 04, 2003 - AUG 10, 2003
Edinburgh Festival
Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh Festival Edinburgh, Scotland
JUL 25, 2003 - JUL 27, 2003
Edinburgh Warm-Up Production, St. Peter's Hall
London, England
Edinburgh Warm-Up Production, St. Peter's Hall London, England
OCT 18, 2002 - OCT 26, 2002
Card Table Theatre, Lawrence Arts Center
Lawrence, KS United States
Card Table Theatre, Lawrence Arts Center Lawrence, KS United States
No upcoming productions.
AUG 04, 2003 - AUG 10, 2003
Edinburgh Festival
Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh Festival Edinburgh, Scotland
JUL 25, 2003 - JUL 27, 2003
Edinburgh Warm-Up Production, St. Peter's Hall
London, England
Edinburgh Warm-Up Production, St. Peter's Hall London, England
OCT 18, 2002 - OCT 26, 2002
Card Table Theatre, Lawrence Arts Center
Lawrence, KS United States
Card Table Theatre, Lawrence Arts Center Lawrence, KS United States