The Gulf (One-Act)
Short Play, Drama / 2f
"As funny as it is powerful, as tender as it is passionate, The Gulf reveals a pair of volatile lovers whose relationship is as sharp as a fishing knife - pointed and dangerous." - Broadway World
Winner of the 40th Annual Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival.
The divide between Kendra and Betty mimics the very world that devours them: a vast and polarizing abyss. On a quiet summer evening, somewhere down in the Alabama Delta, Kendra and Betty troll the flats looking for red fish. After Betty begins diagnosing Kendra’s dead-end life with career picks from What Color is Your Parachute, their routine fishing excursion takes a violent turn.
Keywords: Lesbian, LGBT
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Writing the "Lesbian Play: Audrey Cefaly reflects on The Gulf
by Audrey Cefaly
August 10, 2017
- Strong Language
- Minimum Fee: $55 per performance
$90 with other plays in collection
- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
- Duration: 30 minutes
Present day. A fishing boat. Alabama delta.
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
KENDRA - 20s-40s. A woman of few words. A loner. Scrappy, dark, brutish and volatile.
- All Female
The Gulf first premiered in August of 2010 as part of the Silver Spring Stage One-Act Festival in Silver Spring, MD under the direction of Chris Curtis.