Questions Asked of Dying Dreams
- Philip Vassallo
- 91 Pages
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Questions Asked of Dying Dreams adds up to a rousing maiden voyage for new playwright Vassallo and a challenging and enjoyable evening of theater. … Cynical, sarcastic, funny, or angry, all four playlets are insightful and engaging—no mean feat—and each takes a hard look at life, their characters always questioning its meaning.” — Bob Coyne, Asbury Park Press
Questions Asked of Dying Dreams is the umbrella title for four related one-acts.
What Do You Charge for a Cure? (35 minutes), about a director of a clinical program for developmentally disabled individuals who confronts her professional and personal doubts as she deals with one of her clients and a new intake.
How Silent Do I Sound?, about a bigoted, aging moving man who unexpectedly meets his new coworker and his own destiny.
Do I Bleed in the Dark (25 minutes), about a homeless ex-boxer who has a final chance to make something meaningful of his life in his dying moments.
Isn’t This the Way You Wanted Me? (25 minutes), about an embittered, frustrated wife who reassesses her marriage and life in light of her husband’s remarkable transformation