Passing – a Poignant Comedy about Getting Old Together

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Meet Marvin and Mildred, two old timers sitting together and eating a piece of cake. They’re married. And have been so for many years. After his first wife, of course. In fact, Mildred always knows where to find Marvin if she’s lost him – at the hardware store, looking for nails. And so that’s where she goes.  True as bob, she finds him there.  His mind’s not quite what it used to be, nowadays, sometimes he needs a little reminder that she isn’t actually his first wife! And that they don’t have a cat. In fact, they never had a cat! So he doesn’t need to be fed. Really, he doesn’t. But he remembers what’s important. And so they talk.  For as long as she needs.  A poignant comedy about getting old.

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comedy about the in-laws

PASSING – A POIGNANT COMEDY ABOUT GETTING OLD TOGETHER

Meet Marvin and Mildred, two old timers sitting together and eating a piece of cake. They’re married. And have been so for many years. After his first wife, of course. In fact, Mildred always knows where to find Marvin if she’s lost him – at the hardware store, looking for nails. And so that’s where she goes.  True as bob, she finds him there.  His mind’s not quite what it used to be, nowadays, sometimes he needs a little reminder that she isn’t actually his first wife! And that they don’t have a cat. In fact, they never had a cat! So he doesn’t need to be fed. Really, he doesn’t. But he remembers what’s important. And so they talk.  For as long as she needs.  A poignant comedy about getting old.

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Author: Jean Blasiar

Type: One act Play

Genre: Poignant Comedy about getting old

Cast: 1M 1F

Ages of the actors: Seniors

Suitable for: All ages to watch and mature actors to perform

Length: Ten minutes or just under

Set: A stage with two wheelchairs (can be adapted if you don’t have those)

Level of difficulty: 6/10 – getting the humor in to move to a more poignant ending

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Copyright © January 2021 Jean Blasiar and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other plays for seniors:

X’s and O’s – five minute comedy sketch for seniors
The Retirement of the Witches of Ipswich – British comedy play for seniors
The Interview – a play about getting older

COMEDY ABOUT GETTING OLD

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