Folly

Two Yukon gold rushers get tangled up in their greed for gold and accidentally rip a hole in the space-time continuum, becoming trapped in a land of frozen time. In order to mend the rip, they must embark on an epic, rag-time filled journey of ghostly gratitude.
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Folly

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  • Shaun Leisher:
    29 Sep. 2022
    A fun, short ghost play.

Character Information

  • Sam
    "Now Sam McGee was from Tennessee, where the cotton blooms and blows.
    Why he left his home in the South to roam 'round the Pole, God only knows."
    (Robert Service)
  • Dan
    "Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat
    Dangerous Dan McGrew,
    And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou."
    (Robert Service)
  • Ghost of Seward
    The most heavenly being on the planet. An angel. A Prophet of the last frontier.
  • Ghost of Service
    The poetic messenger. A little nervous about his poetry, but he’ll manage.
  • Ghost of Soapy Smith
    The ghost of the most legendary con artist in Alaska.
  • Ghost of Frank
    The ghost of an upstanding gentleperson from Skagway.
  • Hiker 1
    Savvy.
  • Hiker 2
    Equally Savvy.
  • Rag Time Man
    Saloon Pianist. Always there. Must be able to play piano.

Development History

  • Reading
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    Playwright Repertory Podcast
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    2020