The Other Room by Christian Kiley - Theatrefolk

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The Other Room

by Christian Kiley

Dad is recovering from cancer and heavy chemotherapy treatments in the other room. It has become a dark corner of the house, especially for Mary, who rarely goes in there.

 About 20 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 7
4 M | 3 W


Simple Set

Dad is recovering from cancer and heavy chemotherapy treatments in the other room. It has become a dark corner of the house, especially for Mary, who rarely goes in there. Tommy goes in to watch Cubs games and wonders how the team’s over a century-long World Series drought is helping his Dad. Mom is trying to hold the family together, but it is not an easy challenge for a family dealing with cancer in The Other Room.

This play is part of Chemo Girl and Other Plays, a collection of 4 plays

Characters

 7
4 Men, 3 Women

Characters in this play are currently identified as male or female. Directors are welcome to assign any gender (binary or non-binary) to any character and modify pronouns accordingly.

DAD [M]
In the other room, is seen on stage in three flashbacks
TOMMY [M]
47 lines
Watches Cubs games with his dad
MARY [W]
58 lines
Avoids the entire ordeal by going to her best friend’s house
MOM [W]
44 lines
Trying to keep the house in order
ROB [M]
12 lines
Tommy’s friend
BOB [M]
16 lines
Tommy’s friend
JEN [W]
25 lines
Mary’s best friend; One Monologue


Prop List

backpacks, Cubs hat, mixing bowl and spoon


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The Other Room
by Christian Kiley

 About 20 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 7
4 M | 3 W


Simple Set

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