Wilson – one act duologue

one act duologue

one act duologue


In this one act duologue for 1M and 1F, a man and a woman meet in an art gallery. Both teach at the same school and both share a common enemy, the new teacher, ‘Wilson.’ As they converse about the painting, the conversation turns to how much they both dislike Wilson. The conversation takes a sinister but erotically charged turn as they talk about what they’d like to do to him and another teacher at the school.

An interesting piece that can be played as either a straight slightly eerie drama, or as a dark comedy, depending on the director’s discretion. This one act duologue is one of the plays from the award winning ‘Ugly Art’ series of short one act plays.

… was one of 10 plays selected for the 1999 Vortex Theatre Ten-Minute Play Festival, Albuquerque, NM.
… was one of 4 plays selected for the 1999 Living Art Play Festival, Charlotte, NC.
… was selected for the 1999 Theatre Charlotte (Charlotte, NC) One-Act Series.
The Old Nick theatre, Gainsborough, UK – 2019
Nirak Films, Warwichshire, UK – 2020

Read about award winning playwright Terry Roeche. Other plays by Terry Roeche.

Author: Terry Roeche

Type: One act duologue

Genre: Drama or comedy

Cast: 1M 1F

Ages of the actors: Both older in their fifties

Suitable for: PG 12 – suggestion of violence

Length: 15-20 minutes

Set: Blank stage or a single red painting on the stage.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – depending on discretion can be played as either dark comedy or drama

Read a Sample of the Script

Cost is $6 for this previously staged play

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Copyright © June 2015 Terry Roeche and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other duologues that we stock:

Believe – ten minute play script about psychic powers
Lies you can’t make up – playscript about JFK
My child – drama about a baby and unwanted teen pregnancy

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