Saturday, July 9, 2016

                       

                       All plays available upon request.

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PATHOGEN BUS 
A light-hearted satire about an elderly couple Phyllis and Harold travelling on a bus with an unpleasant odour. Old ongoing contentions rekindled prompted by the foul smell propels Harold's rantings to escalate out of control embarrassing Phyllis. Her day is threatened, her long-suffering has reached its limit. Will the couple be able to redefine their love for one another, or will this be their last ride together?
Estimated running time 6 minutes. 1M, 1F.

TICK-TOCK ROCKING 
A young woman troubled by a dark secret returns home. Her father senses something is amiss and decides to share a secret from his past in hopes to bring some comfort to his daughter. From their front porch under a starry night and rocking in time to the tick-tock of the old clock they rediscover the secure, healing sanctuary of home and each other.
Estimated running time 5 minutes. 1M, 1F.

VICTORIA'S DEED
Two married couples have made a decision that will alter their lives forever. However, their plans are jeopardised when Deed gets cold feet. Hope is offended because she believes Deed thinks more of his lawn than of her. Victoria is angry at Roth because he's acting like a bigamist. Roth disagrees because it's all about politics. And everyone is so entangled they don't know which way to spin.
Estimated running time 25 minutes. 2M, 2F.

TWO LITTLE SPARROWS
In the past, Henri crossed a forbidden boundary. Burgeon expresses her feelings of betrayal through two small sparrows she sees outside her window. Can mere curiosity traverse the distance separating them? Can acceptance lead to forgiveness, and the gap dividing them ever be closed? The answer is that it all comes down to faith.
Estimated running time 5 minutes. 1M, 1F.

QUANTUM ANIMOSITY ENTANGLEMENT
George Washington and Adolf Hitler are playing a game similar to "Battleship" with an odd set of laws. Where probability and uncertainty rules.
Estimated running time 11 minutes. 2M.

ONE BOX AT A TIME
A young couple in an attempt to clean up problems in their relationship symbolically clean out the clutter in their attic. When junk versus nostalgia and sentimentality opposes logical
reasoning the couple find themselves confronting their problems head on.
Estimated running time 5 minutes. 1M, 1F.
 
THE FINAL ACT
Hector is a man with a mission who is willing to give up everything to achieve his goal. His friends attempt to foil his plans, but Hector the true trooper he is shall never be swayed. For the show must go on and revenge on them all.
Estimated running time 5 minutes. 3M, 2F.
 
ABDUCTION
Three campers Jan, Art and Phil are about to settle down for the night when suddenly they are blinded by a strange bright light that fills the night sky. As their eyes adjust back to normal, Phil and Art discover Jan is missing. As the boys panic futilely searching for their friend and become more and more frustrated, Jan suddenly reappears but changed.
Estimated running time 5 minutes. 2M, 1F.

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