THE SPOT by Bruce Karp

£3.50

The Spot – In this fable, which takes place in Central Park, two trees, planted together eighty years earlier, act like an old married couple, talking, philosophizing and giving comfort, verbal and otherwise, to an elderly neighborhood woman, who has visited the trees her entire life and wants to have her ashes spread near them, an idea her son opposes.

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CHARACTERS

FEMALE TREEa “mature” tree, actor 60+

MALE TREEa “mature” tree, actor 60+

MOLLYa woman, somewhat dotty and forgetful, at least 70+ years of age

MELMolly’s son, a successful businessman, about 45 years of age

PHOEBEMel’s daughter, Molly’s granddaughter, about 20 years of age

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Festival of 10-Minute Plays, King’s Theater, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia; 10-10-10, Onion Man Productions, Chamblee, GA

RUNNING TIME

Approx 15-20 minutes

 

PREVIEW

Preview available here

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