Delusion

[One-Act] A young woman who believes she is dead meets a morgue director with no patience for the living. As Poppy tries to force her way into Gale's carefully controlled life, the two of them must help each other confront the ghosts of their pasts.

(A full-length version of this play is in development)
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Delusion

Character Information

  • Gale Boatswain
    50,
    Any
    ,
    Male
    A forensic pathologist at a hospital morgue. Gruff, worn, and haggard. Has obsessive-compulsive disorder.
  • Poppy
    18,
    Any
    ,
    Female
    Believes she is dead. Tough, determined, resourceful—but lost.

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Ross Valley Players
    ,
    2019
  • Reading
    ,
    San Francisco Olympians Festival
    ,
    2016

Production History

  • Community Theater
    ,
    Rochester's Black Sheep Theatre
    ,
    2018