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3 Jul 2017




Curtain Going Up!: Fifteen Short Plays for Competition

by Mr. Charles Henry Coburn

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These 15 short contemporary plays for competition have surprise endings and are designed to spike the audience's interest. Billy Banes, an escaped bank-robber and murderer, stops at Silas Hogue's farm, not for food and a fresh horse, but to stretch the old sod-buster's neck with a rope. The famous child from Lourdes who was granted the power to perform miracles faces a moral dilemma when his miracles bring devastating consequences. Everyone in Mayville has a guilty secret about who killed Brice Borman, the town's most hated man. Heavy with despair, a man walks solemnly onto a...