by  Genne Murphy

10 Minute Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

Part of the Collection Theater Masters' Take Ten Vol. 2.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration


    10 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

In the near future, an old man struggles with the machines at the laundromat and the changing world. A young woman helps him. 
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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance



  • Time Period: The Future
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A laundromat in the near future.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


1m, 1f
OLD MAN – “old” here means mid-60’s or older.
YOUNG WOMAN – late teens, early 20’s.
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Cast Attributes

  • Parts for Senior Actors



Genne Murphy

Genne Murphy’s plays include GIANTESS, HOPE STREET AND OTHER LONELY PLACES, OUTSIDE THE WIRE, SEA WITCH, and THE SKINNY KILLER INSIDE: A FAT RAGE PLAY. Her work has been produced and/or developed at Azuka Theatre, PlayPenn Conference, Great Plains Theater Conference, Philly Fringe, San Francisco PlayGround, Yale School ...

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Washing premiered at The Celebration of Whimsy Theatre in New York, NY in April 2016 as a part of the presentation of the 2016 Theater Masters' Take Ten Series.

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