Why Shoot Your Husband? Ten Minute Drama Script


In this surreal ten minute drama script, Marjorie Phillips is seemingly being interrogated for shooting her husband. But did she? And why?

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ten minute drama script


In this surreal ten minute drama script, which is divided into six acts or scenes, Marjorie Phillips is seemingly being interrogated for shooting her husband. We know that she writes plays, and that on the night in question she was submitting her taxes. We also know that her husband was shot through the windscreen of his car and there was a bullet hole in the kitchen window. But did she do it, or are things not what they seem to be…


Drama Tech Theatre (Part of Georgia Institute of Technology), GA, USA – 2020

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Author: James Kent

Genre: Ten minute drama script

Type: Surreal drama, six act play in ten minutes

Cast: 1M 1F

Ages of the Actors: All adult

Suitable for: All ages

Length: Ten minutes

Set: Variable – six quick scene changes from an area where someone is being interrogated to a black stage to a bedroom.

Level of Difficulty: 7/10 – surreal play that starts out as a crime drama

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Copyright © April 2015 James Kent and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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