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#31plays31day Y7 31. End Up Here

A Play by Paul Hagen   Soft light from a window illuminates the silhouette of the NIGHT-OWL, who is lying in a bed with the EARLY-RISER in his arms.   NIGHT-OWL I still remember our first date like it was … Continue reading

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#31plays31day Y7 30. That Could Be My Verb

A Play by Paul Hagen   A young woman enters her dorm room, struggling under the weight  of a pile of books. She stumbles over to her bed, drops the books, opens her laptop and begins to film a vlog … Continue reading

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#31plays31days Y7 29. The Smoker

A Play by Paul Hagen   Lights up on a dive bar, late at night. ACE and AUDRA are making eyes at each other across the bar with all the subtlety of a high school production of “Grease.” ACE takes … Continue reading

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#31plays31days Y7 28. Beware of Pugs Wearing Scarves

A Play by Paul Hagen   The SCOUTMASTER is telling a story to a campfire circle of CUB SCOUTS.   SCOUTMASTER One night in woods much like these Buck and Ed, best scout buddies, Were wandering in hope of finding … Continue reading

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#31plays31days Y7 27. Every Day the News Gets Worse

  A Play by Paul Hagen   Lights up on the PROVOCATEUR, who sits at his breakfast table reading a newspaper, which is opened to conceal his face. His gaze drifts up to take in the audience, as though he’s … Continue reading

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#31plays31days Y7 26. The Extractor

A Play by Paul Hagen   Lights up on the torture chamber. GEORG, a handsome, well-muscled young man wearing only a pair of briefs, is chained to a tilted platform, passed out. To the right of him is a large … Continue reading

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#31plays31days Y7 25. The Refugee

  A Play by Paul Hagen   PEPPER, a bookish tween girl, climbing onto a stage stacked with books to resemble mountainous terrain; they rise to a precarious peak. In the distance, we see a fence ominously topped with barbed … Continue reading

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