Who's Out There?
by Jack Krentzlin
Short Play, Comedy / 3m, 3f
A successful New York Play director has undergone an emotional and personal crisis. He is trying to get back on his feet and his friends are reaching out to try to help him. Unfortunately, people have never devised a system of really communicating with each other and, as he talks to first the janito…
- No Special Cautions
- Minimum Fee: $55 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 40 minutes
- Setting: The stage of a Broadway theatre; present day.
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
KURT ENGELS- In middle forties, graying slightly; hawk-like look. A man who has known trouble but who has survived it.
SAM PARRISH- An old man, middle sixties, approaching seventy; totally uneducated but with pride.
JANIE- A beautiful young girl in her early twenties. As the play says, stunningly beautiful but with a hurt look in her eyes.
SECOND GIRL- Attractive young girl in her early twenties who would be a friend of Janie's.
ELAINE- Stunningly beautiful woman in early or middle forties, who, because of her complexion and figure, appears to be in her early thirties; charming.
CHARLIE- Middle-aged man in late forties, early fifties. As the play describes him, the appearance of the ex-athlete; thinning hair and thickening waistline; an extrovert.