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Dawn of the Deaf

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Joy and Norman are a couple in their sixties who barely communicate, especially since Norman took early retirement. They receive a visit from David their son and his highly unsuitable girlfriend Mitch. Joy and Mitch are soon at each other’s throats. Meanwhile a mob is gathering ominously around the house.

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SKU: oap051 Categories: , , , , ,
Product ID: 1995

Additional information

Author

Genre

Comedy

Script Style

One Act

Duration (mins)

40

Male Cast

4

Female Cast

2

Total Cast

6

Synopsis

Joy and Norman are a couple in their sixties who barely communicate, especially since Norman took early retirement. They receive a visit from David their son and his highly unsuitable girlfriend Mitch. Joy and Mitch are soon at each other’s throats. Meanwhile a mob is gathering ominously around the house.

Cast

MITCH :

Female. Late twenties. Working Class. Highly Intelligent. Worn out by life (a bit).

SIMON:

Early twenties. Pleasant middle class manner disguising an unhappiness with life.

JOY:

Middle class. 50s. Fearsome but confused.

NORMAN:

Middle class. 50s. Apparently rambling, but actually quite lucid. Gentle but confused

MAN1:

MAN2:

*MAN1 and MAN2 can be played by one actor if they remain offstage

Sample

oap51-s.pdf

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