This Way to Heaven

by  Douglass Parkhirst

Short Play, Comedy  /  2m, 2f

First produced on NBC Television starring Burgess Meredith. Into the holiday scented kitchen of lovely old Gram Wilson a mysterious gentleman appears. His intentions become comically alarming as he awkwardly attempts to do away with the old lady. After a fumbling and hilarious wrestle with his consc…

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This Way to Heaven

by  Douglass Parkhirst

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    2m, 2f
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    Fantasy
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First produced on NBC Television starring Burgess Meredith. Into the holiday scented kitchen of lovely old Gram Wilson a mysterious gentleman appears. His intentions become comically alarming as he awkwardly attempts to do away with the old lady. After a fumbling and hilarious wrestle with his conscience, he admits he is from heaven and that he has come to take Gram back up there to cook for his section to earn his wings. However, a surprise ending sends him scooting back where he came from. Recommended for schools, churches and amateur groups.
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