Confessions (Garner)

by  Chapin Garner

Short Play, Drama  /  2m, 1f

From his hospital bed, a cantankerous old codger refuses to go into a risky surgery without first seeing a Catholic priest. Fed up with his obnoxious shenanigans, the attending nurse complies. Unfortunately, the only person available on such short notice is a young Presbyterian seminary student.

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Confessions (Garner)

by  Chapin Garner

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Faith-based
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior

Additional Info

From his hospital bed, a cantankerous old codger refuses to go into a risky surgery without first seeing a Catholic priest. Fed up with his obnoxious shenanigans, the attending nurse complies. Unfortunately, the only person available on such short notice is a young Presbyterian seminary student who admittedly doubts the existence of God. Time is a factor as the hour of his surgery approaches, and without absolution, the man fears that he may end up in the other place.
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Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Church / Religious Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: A hospital room.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

2m, 1f
MR. PETROCELLI
NURSE
ANDREW
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Authors

Chapin Garner

Chapin Garner

Confessions was first produced at the Boston Playwright's Theatre in 1997, and was directed by Dossy Peabody.

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