Out of Control

by  Michael Scanlan

Short Play, Drama  /  3m, 2f

He stands by the wall, hands in his pockets, watching the young couples dance. Robyn enters the room, looking for a partner. Their eyes meet across the crowded dance floor and the music swells. He turns away shyly, but she crosses to him. "Hi." Could it be? The moment he's been waiting for? Or will …

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Out of Control

by  Michael Scanlan

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    3m, 2f
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He stands by the wall, hands in his pockets, watching the young couples dance. Robyn enters the room, looking for a partner. Their eyes meet across the crowded dance floor and the music swells. He turns away shyly, but she crosses to him. "Hi." Could it be? The moment he's been waiting for? Or will Ben's overwhelming need for compassion spin the young couple out of control? This is a remarkably honest play set in the late 60's, and is a challenging character study, bringing light to the troubles facing those just starting out in love.
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