by Derick Edgren
Short Play, Drama / 2m, 2f
A poignant analysis of what it truly means to love something you don’t understand.
Skin was part of the nationally recognized Educational Theatre Association's Thespian Playworks competition in 2014. Published in the collection of Thespian Playworks 2014.
From the sea-battered cliffs of Irish legend comes this reimagined selkie fable, about an isolated young man whose mythical encounter challenges his ideas of fate in otherness. A poignant analysis of what it truly means to love something you don’t understand.
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- Setting: Dalkey, Ireland. An old little house set next to a small, rocky shore.
MUIRIN – A selkie, older than Finian. Doubtful.
CAITLIN – Late 40s, mother of Finian. Manic.
BRADEN – A selkie, same age as Muirin. Happy but distant.