Three prisoners in a bunk-house play cards and listen while their cellmate makes a run to the railtracks with guards and dogs in hot pursuit. Finally, they hear gunshots but when they see the guards return with a body they believe Billy's free at last.
Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One Act Plays
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Duration: 10 minutes
- Setting: The bunk-house of a southern chain-gang.
- Additional Features: No intermission
- All Male
Escape was first performed as a part of the Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival in March 2005 under the direction of Perry Martin.