In Case of Accident

by  Peter Simon

Full Length Play, Drama  /  4m, 2f

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In Case of Accident

by  Peter Simon

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 2f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior

Additional Info

A young painter of some repute who's ill retires to an old farmhouse with two elderly relatives. He's adjusting to his withdrawal from a world he thinks mocks him when unexpectedly his former sweetheart, her present gigolo, and his old teacher who still believes in his talent show up. There's some ugly confrontations and an unexpected ending. The New York Times compared the play to Pinter's work.
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Betrayal, Friendship, Love


Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre


  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance



  • Setting: An old farmhouse.


4m, 2f
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