The 13th Month
The 13 Month
A month is a wholly irrational division of time. It has no relation to anything in astronomy or human experience. A month is nothing but just a bad habit. In a quiet private room, a group of billionaires gather to debate time, while two long-suffering political staffers try the impossible, actually get something meaningful done before they get voted out. The plan? Comprising on their morals and get the ultra-rich to throw their weight and money behind adding a 13th month and tricking them into unwittingly endorsing a more socialist work week, by preying on their desire to play God. All this is in exchange for lifting sanctions on a self-titled fascist politician so the billionaires can do business with him. But everything has a price, and it’s more than a public servant’s salary.
This play is inspired by real events, a real idea, and a real committee that existed...twice! This show imagines a third meeting of a satirical and cynical nightmare on the run-up, or blunder-up, to this project.
Director -Maddie Diggins
Cast - Anna Clarke
Playwright - Cassandra
An approx running time: 65-70 mins no interval