A LITTLE LIE
Genres: Drama, Comedy
Themes: Elderly, Mistaken Identity, Deception
Duration: 10 minutes
Speaking Cast: 1 female, 1 male (2 total cast)
SYNOPSIS: Albert, an electrician sent to Setting Sun nursing home, walks into the wrong room and finds himself in quite the predicament. Gertie, an energetic and talkative old woman, mistakes the poor man for her grown son, Chip. After catching him up on all the gossip, without letting him get a word in edgewise, Gertie starts to probe into her “son's” life, and begins to share memories he should know. Albert, not wanting to hurt the poor woman's feelings, does his best to play along, until she wants to give him a priceless family heirloom! This ten minute duet is filled with laughter, as well as some truly tender and poignant moments guaranteed to warm your heart. After all, a little lie on the side of the Angels can't be all bad, can it?
Kiowa County High School
Sky View High School
Mandan High School
Hoven School District 53-2
San Antonio, TX
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