Dusk Rings a Bell

Dusk Rings a Bell $13

Stephen Belber

Published by Dramatists Play Service

1 Male 1 Female

Molly and Ray unexpectedly meet 25 years after a one-afternoon adolescent fling ...

She has a successful media career; he owns a small landscaping business

Both begin to romanticize their chance reunion, but a renewed connection is disrupted when Ray reveals the sordid details of a crime that left him incarcerated for ten years

Their encounter reveals two vastly different paths taken and two lonely souls attempting to reclaim a moment of possibility, when they were young and perhaps at their very best

"Stephen Belber's small, ravishing play unfolds like an eloquent short story. In nimble strokes, Belbercaptures the uncanny way a chance encounter can reverberate through time." -The New Yorker. "Bittersweet and quietly wonderful" ~ Time Out NY

" With Dusk Rings a Bell, playwright Stephen Belberhas crafted a funny, poignant, heartbreaking play about second chances and redemption" ~ NY Press

"A sublime drama" ~ NY Times

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