THE GREATER GOOD

Written by Wendy Oughtred


SYNOPSIS:   

This one act play illustrates the absurdity of an over regulated society when a man who has been in a coma for many years meets up in a park with a mother and daughter who proceed to educate him on the realities of 2060 living.

SETTING:

Anywhere in Canada in a public park. Year 2060

CAST REQUIREMENTS:

Female:  Caral 20 – 30’s. Wearing a futuristic uniform. Daughter of Marlo.

Female:  Marlo 50-60’s Wearing the same futuristic uniform.

Male:      Jett 60s Wearing a hoody and jeans and carrying a large gym bag.

RUNNING TIME:

12 minutes (Approximately)

SET REQUIREMENTS:

Two park benches.

PROPS:

A large knapsack. A sandwich wrapped in plastic wrap. Two lunch containers with retractable straws.

LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS:

Lights up – (sunny day). Lights down

SOUNDS:

Sound of birds chirping. Sound of a siren.

Produced in Spring 2018 – West End Studio Theatre One Act Festival

To obtain production rights or to review a copy of this play please contact the playwright directly

wendyoughtred@gmail.com