Four One-Act Plays by Robert Schenkkan

Four One-Act Plays by Robert Schenkkan $13

Robert Schenkkan

Published by Dramatists Play Service

In Conversations With The Spanish Lady, a sleepless old railroad man describes hauling trains full of the dead across Canada during the World War I home-front plague of influenza that killed thousands of people

As he defends his life, a Spanish lady, cloaked in white, hovers over him as a spectral visitor (1man, 1 woman)

"Schenkkan has written a theatrical tome poem, not primarily of history but of AIDS" ~ LA Times

At Lunch Break, two strangers strike up a lunchtime conversation in the park that will leave both of them changed forever (2 men)

" we are reminded how suddenly violence can enter our lives and how easy it is for innocent bystanders to become victims" ~ The Louisville Times

During Intermission, in the star's dressing room, on a disastrous opening night, old debts are settled while love and power vie for a place on the bill (4 men)

" powerful dramatic anecdote redolent with theatrical gossip at its bitchiest an extremely cunning play with all the fascination of eavesdropping on a particularly juicy scandal" ~ The Courier-Journal

"Anger, frustration and fear are the prevailing emotions in this well-written backstage drama. Schenkkan knows theatre people and the pressures that touch both their personal and professional lives" ~ The Louisville Times

Calvin Renner is The Survivalist, a 'survival engineer,' a doomsday prophet/profiteer with a very special pitch for surviving the twentieth century

Don't be the last on your block (1 man)

"Chilling and heavily ironic" ~ The Scotsman

"Terrifying, squirm in your seat stuff" ~ LA Times

Four plays dealing with relationships of all kinds

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