While not always in a park, these plays are primarily two people sitting side by side on a bench.
They do well as Readers Theatre or online productions because there is little movement and the scripts can be held or, if an online performance, on the screen. It’s a great way to put together a production of any length while saving lots of money on a set!
Two strangers meet in a field. What at first seems like small talk actually stirs some deeper questions.
Isidor and Ida Straus lost their lives prematurely on the deck of The Titanic, but their love, arguments, and an additional consolation survive the wave.
George and Gracie briefly share the challenges of getting older. Through a happy exchange of ideas, they emerge hopeful about the future.
Two aging sisters debate the merits of answering the telephone, global warming, and attending the annual wildflower walk.
Mary finds Ethel’s marital history to be nothing short of astonishing, including a surprising trend about her many husbands. Very funny!
Two older people can solve their financial and loneliness problems if only they are brave enough to use a little 'creativity.'
Doug Stewart 12-15 minute comedy 4 men, 2 women In this moving comedy, a napping Elroy is completely oblivious as five complete strangers engage in a spirited cross-generational debate above his sleeping form regarding the value of history's hard-earned lessons. Available only as an e-script.
Solly and May meet in an urban park to share secrets in a relationship that connects them in a bright new future.
A wonderful and mysterious park bench drama. In New Plays for Mature Actors
After unpacking from her move to a senior apartment, an older woman goes to the park and meets another tenant. Do they share a past? Can lost love be recovered?
Anthony and Charles wait on a bench in the passenger area of a train station. We think they’re taking the next train but…
Three old codgers sit in the park and soak up the sun while they reminiscence about the past and their youth. Hilarious sketch, very popular in variety shows.