At Land's End

by  Marcus Steinour

Short Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

A couple have stayed at the same beach resort for forty four years. The woman is dying and knows this will be her last visit.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Senior

Additional Info

A couple have stayed at the same beach resort for forty four years. The woman is dying and knows this will be her last visit. Gently she tells her husband he must marry again as a confirmation that he found happiness in marriage. She compares the end of the land to the end of her life and tells him he must go on without her like the islands beyond the land. Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 21st Series.
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Accolades

  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

Keywords

Aging, Death, Love, Marriage

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Community Theatre
  • Senior Theatre

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance

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Casting

1m, 1f
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Cast Attributes

  • Parts for Senior Actors

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Authors

Marcus Steinour

Marcus Steinour. To date, Mr. Steinour has had sixteen one-act plays showcased in NYC. At Land's End won a Samuel French Short Play award and was subsequently published in 1997. His plays have been produced all over the United State ...

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