One is the Road

SHORT PLAY
Our protagonist drives home from vacation with his wife. He relates to us the 7 things he is thinking and doing moment-to-moment over the course of a crucial five minutes in his life.

(2014 Nominee for Best Short Script -- New York Innovative Theatre Awards)
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One is the Road

Recommended by

  • Donna Hoke:
    3 Feb. 2020
    Sometimes you read a piece where the structure is so perfectly the play and vice versa that you understand what all the talks about structure are all about. Riveting and stunning.
  • Emily Hageman:
    5 Jul. 2019
    Wow, this is one of the most magnificent monologues I've ever read. A truly amazing piece of writing--incredibly theatrical and beautiful and striking, and the end floored me. What a marvelous piece, I highly recommend that you take a moment to read this fantastic monologue. It won't take more than five minutes and you will be a better writer because of it. I'm serious. Read it now.
  • Donna Gordon:
    24 Jun. 2019
    I like variations in structure, and this play does something new. Regardless of the listing effect, a story was developed. Though one might be led to judge the characters, Mark suspends that tendency.

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    Lucky Penny Productions, Napa, California
    ,
    2018
  • Professional
    ,
    Midwest Dramatists Conference, Olanthe, Kansas
    ,
    2018
  • Professional
    ,
    Hen & Chickens Theater Bar, London, UK
    ,
    2014
  • Professional
    ,
    Workshop Theater Company, NYC
    ,
    2013
  • Professional
    ,
    Vital Theater Company, NYC
    ,
    2004

Awards

Nominated for Best Short Script
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New York Innovative Theatre Awards
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2014