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Chemo Girl and Other Plays

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. 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.

Drama Character Study Issue-Based
About 20 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
7 Characters
4 M | 3 F
Simple Set
This play is part of Chemo Girl and Other Plays, a collection of 4 plays

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