A Brief Encounter
$5.00 – $20.00
Susan almost misses the elevator as she’s leaving work on a Friday afternoon. The unexpected ending is sure to keep your audience wondering, “What happened?”
10 minute drama
1 man, 1 woman, 1 either
About the play: Susan, fifty-two years old, is leaving work late on a Friday afternoon. She almost misses the elevator and calls to the unseen person inside before she reaches it just in time. As she walks in, she turns to look at the other corner of the elevator and says, “Didn’t you hear me calling?” What follows is a surprising conversation. The unexpected ending is sure to keep your audience wondering. Easy to perform with virtually no props.
About the playwright: Arthur practiced corporate law in Philadelphia area for fifty years. Though he had been a writer for most of his life, he began writing plays when he was 80 years old. His first ten-minute play was one of ten selected for the Odyssey Ten-Minute Play Festival in Florida and was performed before a full house. Arthur is the founder and artistic director of the Senior Friendship Center Performing Arts Theatre, is a lifetime member of The Dramatists Guild of America, and is a member of the Sarasota Area Playwrights Society. Arthur has written four full-length plays, one forty-minute one act play, and more than 24 short plays.
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Arthur S. Keyser
10 Minute Play
$15 per performance
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