THE BOWL OF SOUP – TEN MINUTE DRAMA PLAYS
She’s leaving him. She’s met a man and has been seeing him for a while now. She anxiously awaits a man coming to pick her up. He blandly eats a bowl of soup. Her life is packed in a suitcase beside her chair as she waits and waits and waits as he continues to eat as if nothing has happened.
Sometimes when a traumatic event occurs in our lives, we resort to etiquette to cope with the here and now. Although he seems strangely at ease with what’s happening to him. Much to her discomfort.
The Bowl Of Soup also was a winner for the Longwood Theatre’s 0 to 60: Longwood Ten-Minute Play Festival and took second place in the 2012 Porter Fleming Literary Competition.
Author: Terry Roueche
Type: One act play, ten minute drama plays
Length: Ten minutes
Cast: 1M 1F
Ages of the actors: Married couple any age
Suitable for: All ages
Set: A kitchen table
Level of difficulty: 6/10 – achieving tension in a very commonplace scene
Cost is $10 for this award winning digital play script
Copyright © January 2016 Terry Roueche and Off The Wall Play Publishers
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