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The Shadow Box

Act Two, Scene One



Basics

Show Type
Genders
  • : 1
  • : 2
Age Ranges
  • Adult
  • Mature Adult
Style
Period
Time/Place
A hospice cottage, evening, 1970s,
Act/Scene
Act Two, Scene One

Scene Context

Brian, a man dying of cancer in a cozy hospice cottage, has received a visit from Beverly, his

Scene Text

Start:

Brian: Another drink for Beverly and then she can show us her scars.
Beverly: Medals, medals! Not scars.
Brian: Well, we won’t argue the perspective.
Mark: I don’t understand.

End:

Mark: Let me give you a hand.
Brian: Leave me alone.
Beverly: Do you think we should…?
Mark: No. No.

Cristofer, Michael. The Shadow Box. Samuel French, Inc. New York, NY. 1987. pp. 51-56.