By Marc Bucci.. Based on the story by Willa Cather.
Cast: 3m., 6w. Paul is a young man who tries against all reason to live in a fantasy world where he can actively appreciate the finer things. His teachers are forced to condemn his misbehavior in school, but neither they nor anyone else can penetrate the smiling exterior which masks the torment inside. Paul struggles to achieve the impossible. As hard reality breaks through his fragile fantasy, Paul discovers the terrible choice he has forced upon himself. Bare stage w/props. Approximate Running Time: 40 minutes.