Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day
Settings Of Play - DAVID is sitting on the couch in the center of the living room. The room is tastefully decorated, but messy: books, coats and notebooks are scattered about. The room is filled with various flower arrangements. In the center of the room are a few wire cages and a large rat maze. The present.
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Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
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The obsessive scientist, David, is constantly working on his experiments to improve human memory. As his studies and tests consume him, he struggles to hold onto reality, and the fading memory of his departed wife.
Houdini Will Die comes from the nationally recognized Educational Theatre Association's Thespian Playworks competition.