Whatever Happened to Godot?




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About The Play

Comedy.  3 either.  10 minutes.  Suitable for high school and older.

Premiered at City Theater Company's Delaware Ten-Minute Play Festival. It is possible to do the cast with all men, all women, or with the Man played by a woman (to very comic effect) and Godot and the Boy as men. Godot should not be played by a Woman (and nor should the Boy) if the Man is, indeed, played by a man.



 
 
Synopsis

Con artist Godot lives with the amnesiac Boy. He's preparing to fleece his next marks, Vladimir and Estragon, but before he can go, a threatening Man arrives. Evidently, Godot's actions have gotten him in trouble with the wrong people, and the Man is their enforcer. The only way Godot can escape certain pain is to pretend that he is not, in fact, Godot, but Godot's butler. When the enforcer decides to stay and wait for the seemingly absent Godot to return, will the real Godot become stuck waiting for himself?

 

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