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2001 Festival

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Dramatists Play Service

Number of Acts: 2
Number of Principals (Male): 4
Number of Principals (Female): 3
Total Cast Size: 7
Orchestra Breakdown:

2-7 musicians: can be played with just piano and drum or with larger band including guitar, bass, saxophone; or with synthesizer

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Ug is a caveman who invents something he calls a “play” one night after dinner. When Ug and his fellow cave dwellers decided to show the play to a rival tribe, tensions run high as soon as they begin rehearsals.

Festival Successes

Productions at the Attic Theatre (CA), Theatre on the Square (IN), Theatre 98 (AL), Champaign Urbana Theater Company (IL) and Chico Cabaret (CA). Licensed by Dramatists Play Service .