Mermaid Off of Staten Island

Author: Kate Foster

Mermaid Off of Staten Island

Description: A lesbian couple has a mermaid in their bathroom. Shadow puppets, poetry, childhood friends, and complicated grief - or the loving and losing we are unable to leave behind.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2010
Date Added: 2/14/2016
Content Advisory: Suicide, Complicated Grief; Lesbian Intimacy (aka Potential Nudity and/or Love Scenes)
1 Act, 60 Minutes
2 Females, 0 Males

NOTE: Mermaid Off of Staten Island is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to Rochelle at

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Keywords: Gay and Lesbian · Gender and Sexuality · Magic Realism · Mostly Female Characters · Requires/Supports Sophisticated Multimedia/Technical Elements · Single Set · Small Cast Size

This play is in the following collections: Rising Sun Performance Company 15th Anniversary

Original Production Information

Produced by Rising Sun NYC, FRIGID 2010

Produced by Manhattan Actor’s Company at Players Theatre, Spring 2010