Swan Song by Jan Harris
A play adapted from Chekhov’s The Swan Song
Steve age 68
Ivor age 59ish
Stephen wakes up from a drunken sleep to find himself alone in a deserted theatre. He rants about his age and fading career. When Ivor, an ex actor, but now a mere caretaker, enters, Stephen mistakes him for The Grim Reaper. Together they search for a lost youth, but only Ivor is left sadly alone, when Stephen, the consummate actor, has a change of heart.
Empty stage set. Running time 12/15mins
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