Plays for Actors of "a Certain Age."
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Three one-acts with a with flexible cast of 5 - 10 characters
Charlie makes a video to explain to his grown children why he is pulling the plug on his wife--their mother. Does he go through with it or . . .?
45 - 90 Minutes:
Yetta's Breen's family expect her to remain "mama": dependent and indecisive.
Yetta, however, surprises them and herself when the likker salesman arrives.
On a road trip, Emma and Harold show that life is a continuing process of change and that we all deal with the challenges and fears in our own way
Two 45-minute "plays within a play," offer a peek into the secret life of stage-struck and aging
custodians Rudy Mahoney and Flo Berry, who—after school, pretend they are Shakespearean actors,
Eldad, a gem merchant, searches for a legendary pearl beyond. Throughout his travels—and travails—he encounters both the splendor and the baseness of humanity.
15 - 30 Minutes
A group of longtime friends are alarmed by the increasing dangers in the outside world. Together, they try to plan a defense strategy which will protect them all.
A shy and precise woman is paired with an outgoing, free-spirited writer in this delightful one act set in a forest during a search for the rare Ivory-billed Woodpecker.
Bertha Doesn't Live Here Anymore takes us into the eerie world of possible illusion or delusion, or is it reality encountered the van driver/alternative press journalist of a rest home for elderly patients in a small Pennsylvania town. Both funny and touching, this monologue can be read by several actors.
An older couple is considering renting an apartment occupied by a “famous” person recently deceased. Together, they move to a new place.
Cupid's Arrow reveals secrets and intrigue at the poolside of a retirement community when Belle makes a titillating discovery about her past.
A retired Marine Corps pilot, Rory “Roar” McMahon, and squadron buddy, Austin “Toad” Campion, recently admitted to the Navy Regional Medical Center with a life threatening illness confront their last mission..
Emily Mason defies the rules as she faces life living with her son and his family.
Nightside: A comedy in one act by Jean H. Klein
Harry Rosen fights the condemnation of his house and encounters an intruder who makes him confront his past.
Going to the Dogs by Pam Steadman an older sassy and brassy elitist and an aging bohemian vegan coming to grips with life in a 55+ retirement Mecca of Discontent. *“Irving,” a family dog, returns as deceased husband, Len Old Friends by Evan Guilford-Blake: Two widowed neighbors discover each other on a park bench in New York City; will this be a relationship or not? The Baby by Evan Guilford-Blake: The arrival of a pregnant daughter at Mama's house brings potential for a change in their relationship. This story is presented in a unique story-telling fashion developed, in part, at the Chicago Dramatists Workshop. Strangers in the Night by Evan Guilford-Blake; On the deck of a cruise ship, an "older" woman meets a young man who may or may not be what he seems. Short Shorts for Seniors: A collection of 5 short plays for senior citizens by Ludmilla Bollow Funny and touching at the same time, this collection of plays illustrate the drama that touches our everyday lives