The First After: A Conversation in Five Stages

Synopsis:
Every day, relationships are broken; some through tragic events, divorce or death. Others just slip away. We grieve these loses both privately and publicly. The First After demonstrates that though the words may stay the same across time and events, the stage of grief we are in at any given moment changes the entire conversation.

Development History:
This play was originally structured as a short poem taken from one telephone call. I later developed this piece into a 10-min short containing three expanded conversations with the same dialogue across all three scenes. The play received a staged reading at the Theatre Artists Studio in March 2007. The First After has been used in various acting classes including several with the Improbable Theatre Company.

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Download this file (The First After 061509.pdf)THE FIRST AFTER
   
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