WAR STORIES – THREE ACT DRAMA PLAY
Phil Lavan an ex cop, haunted by his past, has decided to go into business with an acquaintance of his, Carmen Guzzo. Carmen owns a pet store and his aim is to sell the business to Lavan. Lavan has secrets in his past as a cop that he shares with his ex partner, and close friend, Joey Nicks. When internal affairs sends an investigator to the pet store because they suspect Joey of being a dirty cop, the friendship is threatened as Joey becomes paranoid that Lavan will expose him now that Lavan has left the force. Joey gets a local girl, Jane Smith to spy on Lavan in order to try and find out if he will expose him. Tensions climb throughout this three act drama play to reach a bloody climax where all the secrets and lies are exposed for good.
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Author: Donald Dewey
Type: Three act play, 3 act play, three-act plays
Length: Full length play 2 hours.
Number of actors: 5 actors, 4M, 1F, 4 men 1 woman
Ages of actors: 30-65 – there are four younger characters and one older man
Suitable for: PG 12 violence
Set: 2 different areas or sets on stage can be used. The main action takes place in a pet store, which should have a counter as well as various cages to contain the animals. The other part of the play takes place in an apartment where the bedroom with a doubled bed in it is shown as well as a refrigerator in another room.
Level of difficulty: 8/10 Maintaining the tension and building slowly to a climax. This play could do very well with the right accomplished actors.
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