Time is the Mercy of Eternity: A Meditation in Four Acts

by  Deb Margolin

Full Length Play, Drama  /  2m, 2f

This play is broken down into four parts.

When They Quiet Down, I Start is a monologue from the perspective of a dead suicide bomber who now collects the newly dead suicide bombers to bring them to the afterlife.

Clarisse and Larmon is about a husband and wife who are le…

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Time is the Mercy of Eternity: A Meditation in Four Acts

by  Deb Margolin

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Time is the Mercy of Eternity: A Meditation in Four Acts

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This play is broken down into four parts.

When They Quiet Down, I Start is a monologue from the perspective of a dead suicide bomber who now collects the newly dead suicide bombers to bring them to the afterlife.

Clarisse and Larmon is about a husband and wife who are left with only a picture of their son's foot after he is killed at war.

The Rich Silk of It is based on a true story of a young actress who was killed by her ex-fiancee after she broke up with him. Two actors morph into different characters, primarily playing the actress and the fiancee.

Time is the Mercy of Eternity shows a woman who won't leave a display bed in a department store, even after the pleadings of a female employee. The employee is forced to call security, but doesn't want to see the other woman hurt, as she is obviously already distraught.

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Deb Margolin

Deb Margolin, a resident playwright at New Dramatists since 2008, is a playwright, actor and founding member of Split Britches Theatre Company. She is the author of nine full-length solo performance pieces, which she has toured throughout the United States, and is the recipient of a 1999-2000 OBIE Award for Sustained E ...

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