Very Cold Night

by  Dennis J. Winnie

Short Play, Drama  /  2m, 1m or f

A short, highly dramatic and effective plot centering around two men (representing the two thieves who died beside Christ) who discuss, as they sit around an old stove, whether they would give up their warm seats for anyone.


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Very Cold Night

by  Dennis J. Winnie

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 1m or f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior

Additional Info

A short, highly dramatic and effective plot centering around two men (representing the two thieves who died beside Christ) who discuss, as they sit around an old stove, whether they would give up their warm seats for anyone.

First prize winner in the Religious Plays Contest sponsored by Union Theological Seminary, New York.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: A railroad station. A night in winter; the year does not matter. 
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

2m, 1m or f
THE FIRST MAN
THE SECOND MAN
THE VOICE
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Cast Attributes

  • All Male

Casting Notes

Plus 1 voice

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Authors

Dennis J. Winnie

Dennis J. Winnie

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