DEATH OF A GERBIL – A ONE ACT DARK COMEDY
Meet Darren. He is an ordinary fellow, with an ordinary job, in an ordinary office, in an ordinary building. He is also dead. He does not know that he is dead……yet. Or that Heaven has lost his paperwork. Or why he got hit by a Double Decker bus. He is about to find out that once you’re dead, things can only go down from there….
Death of a Gerbil, a dark comedy won Best original script at the 2009 Franklin and Friends festival of one act plays.
It also won the Best Individual Performance trophy at Wilmslow Guild Festival, in the United Kingdom in 2015.
Author: Claire and Dewan Demmer
Cast: Two leads – one M, one F
One Supporting M
One Minor M/F role
Genre: Dark Comedy
Type: One act play
Difficulty Rating: 7/10 (Farce and timing)
Suitable for: Age 16 and above (mild language and religious references)
Ages of Performers: Early twenties to old age
Length: Thirty Minutes
cost $11 for this Award Winning Play!
Copyright September 2010 Off The Wall Play Publishers
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