Skulls

by  Steve Yockey

Skulls is part of Niagara Falls and Other Plays, a collection of heightened short plays that explore what happens when everyday life rubs up against the messy and fantastic mysteries of the universe.

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After Matthew and Jess spend a drunken night together, Jess invites Matthew to the Page Museum. The two are forced to confront the path their friendship will take in front of a display of animatronic dire wolf skeletons fighting to the death in slow motion. 

Skulls is included in Niagara Falls and Other Plays.

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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

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  • Setting: The entire play takes place in the pass through area between the wall of Dire Wolf skulls and the Dire Wolf display cabinet in the Page Museum.
JESS - A woman
MATTHEW - A man
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Steve Yockey

Steve Yockey is a Los Angeles based writer with work produced throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. His plays Afterlife, Octopus, Large Animal Games, CARTOON, Subculture, Very Still & Hard to See, The Fisherman’s Wife, Wolves, Disassembly, and Niagara Falls & Other Plays are published and available from Samuel French. A ...

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Skulls was commissioned and produced by Chalk Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. It premiered at the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits as a part of Flash Festival 2012 on September 15, 2012. Directed by Abigail Deser. 

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