Abroad

by  Michael Weller

Short Play, Comedy  /  4m, 3f

Abroad is about the after effects of the happy couple's decision to split up. In a series of vignettes, Paul and Carol are seen separately dealing with their friends' awkward attempts to understand the why and wherefore as they try to help them over the shock of being on their own. Paul and…

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Abroad is about the after effects of the happy couple's decision to split up. In a series of vignettes, Paul and Carol are seen separately dealing with their friends' awkward attempts to understand the why and wherefore as they try to help them over the shock of being on their own. Paul and Carol do not appear together until the end, when Carol is moving out. Both are at loose ends: they only feel but do not understand why it is time to split.

This is the second act of Split, but it works wonderfully as a self contained one act play.

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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
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Michael Weller

Michael Weller studied music composition at Brandeis University, then worked as a jazz pianist before taking his graduate degree in theater at the University of Manchester, England. His best-known plays are Moonchildren, Fishing, Loose Ends and Spoils Of War. His films include Hair and Ragtime and a teleplay of Spoils ...

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