by  Steve Yockey

Serendipity 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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A man and a woman meet by chance on a street corner. The woman wants to go home; the man wants to know why the woman’s fiancée looks just like him. Sometimes serendipitous meetings can be hard to shake off…

Serendipity is included in Niagara Falls and Other Plays.

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  • Setting: A street corner. 
MAN – a man, sort of an everyman, but grumpy.
WOMAN – a woman, could be nicer, a bit “high end.”
PASSERBY 1 – a woman, naïve, polite, but less “high end.”
PASSERBY 2 – a man, probably a recreational drug user.
PASSERBY 3 – a man, Passerby 4’s husband.
PASSERBY 4 – a woman, Passerby 3’s wife.
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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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Serendipity was commissioned and produced by City Theatre in Miami, FL as a part of Summer Shorts 18. Producing Artistic Director John Manzelli and Literary Director Susan Westfall. It premiered at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts on June 6, 2013. Directed by Margaret Ledford. 

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