Pilgrims (Kiechel)

by  Claire Kiechel

Full Length Play, Drama  /  1m, 2f

On a ship to colonize a newly discovered planet, a soldier and a teenage girl find themselves quarantined together in a cabin and are forced to explore their own traumatic pasts and roles in a dying society.

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Pilgrims (Kiechel)

by  Claire Kiechel

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 2f
  • Duration


    90 minutes
  • SubGenre


    Science Fiction
  • Accolades


    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

On a spacecraft on its way to colonize a newly discovered planet, a soldier and a teenage girl live together in one of the ship’s cabins with only an outdated robot and each other for company. When they are quarantined in their close quarters due to a potential outbreak, they’re forced to explore their own traumatic pasts in a dying society. What does it mean to create a new society? What does it mean to be a Pilgrim today?
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"Pilgrims is part sci-fi, part comedy, part horror, part love story, and it’s concerned not only with the humans on this ship... but with what inevitably happens when cultures...collide." -Sarasota Magazine


  • Pilgrims at Urbanite Theatre
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  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups


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  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes
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License details

  • Minimum Fee: $100 per performance



  • Time Period: The Future
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Setting: A cabin on a spaceship.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


1m, 2f
soldier - a man in his latetwenties, a former soldier
girl - a girl/woman who looks like a teenager, a former troublemaker
jasmine - a robot, formerly new
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Claire Kiechel

Claire Kiechel’s plays include: Umma Lappa Soon (Naked Angels reading; upcoming Colt Coeur workshop); Some Dark Places of the Earth (semi-finalist at the O’Neill National Playwriting ...

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