A One act mystery thriller play script by Bev Clark
This play is suited to the style of Theatre of the Absurd.
Set in a psychiatric hospital, a group of patients play games with each other.
But who is real?
Who is just a figment of someone’s imagination?
Who is really insane?
© Bev Clark 2016 – a licence is required for any performance of this play script.
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Room No.5 by Bev Clark
A One Act Drama Mystery in the style of Theatre of the Absurd
Play Script © Bev Clark 2015
A large Box on a bare stage. Three characters Kal, Missy and Tad are afraid to open it but something in the box appears to know their deepest fears.
When Tad believes he has murdered the other two a Nurse appears telling him it was just a nightmare. When she realises he really has murdered them she calls Doctor Lambourne who sedates Tad.
Then the Doctor is murdered and the Police arriving looking suspiciously like Tad and Kal and now we feel we are in some twisted scenario or perhaps a game? As the plot thickens characters take on different personas and nothing or no-one is as they seem.
Someone is insane but is it Sarah who believes she is a nurse? Or a madman who think he is a doctor? And is Pettigrew the aunt or psychiatrist ?
Does the box hold all the secrets as we are drawn into this spiral of insanity?