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Nine Point Eight Meters Per Second Per Second (Barry)

  • Pete Barry
  • Short Play, Dark Comedy, Contemporary, New Millennium/21st Century
  • 1M
  • ISBN: 9780573698644

Balthazar Kent, ejected from an airplane, tries to regain control of his life through his cellphone.

  • Short Play
  • Dark Comedy
  • 10 minutes

  • Time Period: Contemporary, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Target Audience: Adult
  • Set Requirements: Bare Stage/Simple Set
  • Cautions: Strong Language

  • Performance Group:
  • Community Theatre, High School/Secondary, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups, College Theatre / Student

  • Accolades:
  • Finalist! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival
Balthazar Kent, ejected from an airplane, tries to regain control of his life through his cellphone. Finalist in the 34th Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Festival.

Published in Accidents Happenwinner of the 2009 NJACT Perry Award for Outstanding Production of an Original Play.

Premiere Production: Nine Point Eight Meters Per Second Per Second was first presented at the 34th Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival on July 18th, 2009. It was directed by J. Michael DeAngelis and performed by Pete Barry.
  • Casting: 1M
  • Casting Attributes: All Male, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)

BALTHAZAR KENT - a wiry haired English gentleman