The Ghost Moments by Randy Wyatt

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About The Play


Ben Avery, Kendra McInerney, Caleb Jenkins and Dara Kammeraad (Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI; photo by David Stinton-Czuprynski).

Drama. 45-70 minutes (45-55 minutes, with up to 15 minutes of optional additional monologues). 1-10 females, 1-5 males (2-15 performers possible). Suitable for high school and older.

Printed Script: $6.95 (contains special author commentary). Digital Perusal Script: $6.50. Performance Royalties: $45.00/performance. Production Photocopy License: $35.00 (PDF file that may be printed/copied for your cast/crew; must be purchased in conjunction with Performance Royalties). Classroom Photocopy License: $50.00 (PDF file that may be printed/copied for closed classroom study only). Limited Video License: $50.00 (permission to record your production with limited distribution; must be purchased in conjunction with Performance Royalties). Professional rights should be negotiated directly with YouthPLAYS at info@youthplays.com. Need detailed help? Click on Place an Order and then look for the blue What Do I Order? button!

Synopsis

We all have ghosts that haunt us. Do we run from them or hunt them down? The characters in The Ghost Moments—some young, some not-so-young, each from a very different walk of life—exist in their own worlds, all of them hunting or being hunted. Some of their ghosts are literal: Matty tries to rid his sister's apartment of a spirit that may or may not be there, Zachary prepares his bunker for the zombie apocalypse. Others are metaphorical: Marianne's absent father, Bethany's lost innocence, Caroline's memories of water, Michael's lost afternoons of love, Carver's secret powers. As we witness hauntings and exorcisms through a series of monologues, this group of characters and their loves, longings, joy and pain, will haunt us long after the curtain falls.

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Did You Know?


Cheryl Hadley's play, No Good Deed Goes Unpunished, has been performed in venues as diverse as British Columbia, Costa Rica, and Guangzhou, China.