Three thought-provoking short plays. By Paul Elliott.
If dreams are the mind's attempt to sort out reality, then a journey into the mind can be either a very funny experience, or an emotional roller coaster, or possibly a frightening combination of both. Laugh, cry and be challenged in this exciting evening of three amazingly entertaining and thought-provoking one acts.
Ledge, Ledger and the Legend - Comedy. Cast: 3m. A young man's suicide attempt turns into a hysterically funny look at the absurdity of the world around us as rival professional suicide counselors vie for his business. Simple ext. set. Approximate running time: 30 minutes.
*Caution* Mind Games is only for those who are brave enough to play. Approximate running time for this collection: 85 minutes.
Mind Games - Drama. Cast: 2m., 3w. A well-known Hollywood psychiatrist agrees to delve into the mind of a troubled young man and finds himself faced with a reality more terrifying than he could have ever imagined. Simple set. Approximate running time: 30 minutes.
The Door - Drama. Cast: 1m., 1w., 1 off-stage voice (m. or w.). An elderly grandmother locks herself away refusing to open a door in her mind which leads to the night her grandson was murdered—and why he was killed. Bare stage with props. Approximate running time: 25 minutes.