Even Death Could Use a Friend.
One Act Comedy, 2M 1F, Single Set, 45 minutes
When Mortimer Graves shows up at Psychiatrist Dr. Donna Thompson’s office claiming to be the Grim Reaper the good Doctor simply assumes that Mortimer is under the delusion that he is death. Although Mortimer says he is there to escort Dr. Thompson to the other side, Dr. Thompson convinces Mortimer that he should go into therapy in order to help him deal with his loneliness and emotional issues. With the Doctor’s help Mortimer confronts his emotional issues and Doctor Thompson, with Mortimer’s help, reevaluates her life priorities.
- Dr. Donna Thompson – the psychiatrist
- Randy Cooper – the patient
- Mortimer Graves – the Grim Reaper
The office of Psychiatrist Dr. Donna Thompson.
Just before 4:00 pm the Friday before the Canadian Thanksgiving long weekend.*
In Canada Thanksgiving is the second Monday in October. In the United States Thanksgiving is the fourth Thursday in November. Alternate lines have been provided for an American version where needed.
* Just before 4:00 pm the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.