Murmurs

by  Scott C. Sickles

Short Play, Drama  /  2f

Jason, a former athlete, invites his lab partner over to watch baseball. Jason subtly probes rumors concerning Les' sexuality and, uncovering the truth, shares his own secret: a heart murmur ended his dreams.

Read more +
License Estimator

Use this tool for cost estimates based on your specific needs.

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2f
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Here is a quietly touching coming of age play. Jason, a former athlete, invites his lab partner over to watch baseball. Jason subtly probes rumors concerning Les' sexuality and, uncovering the truth, shares his own secret: a heart murmur ended his dreams. They hear each other's heartbeats and find comfort in each other. Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 21st Series.
Read more +

Accolades

  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Casting

2f
See all +

Cast Attributes

  • Features Teens

More

Authors

Scott C. Sickles

SCOTT C. SICKLES has received two Writers Guild of America Awards for the daytime serial General Hospital, as well as multiple Emmy and WGA Award nominations for that series and One Life to Live. His plays have been performed in New York City, his native Pittsburgh, across the United States, as well as internationally ...

View full profile

Now Playing

Community Experiences