Prepper’s Nightmare


Doug thinks a remote bunker in New Zealand is the safest place in the world to protect his family… until he meets Tui.

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  • Rex McGregor
    10 minute play
    1 man, 1 woman

    About the play: Keen to be prepared for any global catastrophe, a wealthy American is installing a bunker on remote farmland in New Zealand. He believes this will be the safest place in the world to protect his family–until he meets a local.

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    This play is included in AGELESS! 11 Short Plays Celebrating Seniors.

    Here’s what they’re saying about the play:

    • “What a fun play!” Melissa H.
    • “Great play!” Frank B.
    • “My mom loved this one.” Jennifer R.

    About the playwright: A playwright from New Zealand, McGregor’s short comedies have been produced on four continents, from New York and London to Sydney and Chennai. His most popular play, Threatened Panda Fights Back, has had over a dozen productions. Rex has a Master of Arts in Languages and Literature from the University of Auckland and is currently a senior collections librarian at Auckland Libraries. You can find out more about his plays on his website.

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    Rex McGregor



    Running Time

    10 Minute Play





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    Ageless, Mischief