David’s Birthday

One-act play for two women and three men.

In this poignant play, an ironic twist is given to the traditional eternal triangle. David, a mentally-handicapped young man, forms the catalyst between two couples – his sister Liz and her husband John, and between his other sister Maggie and her partner Paul. Both sisters bear conflicting emotions of love, hate, compassion and guilt toward David – highlighted in the flashback to childhood sequences. But even more provoking are the insights between David as a child and now full-grown and between the others and their adult characters.

Published by Samuel French

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