Edge of the World

  • By Philip F Webb
  • 10-Jun-2024
  • Drama, Bedroom, Hallway, House, Kitchen, Living Room, End Of The World, No Dialogue, Two Pages, Trigger - Claustrophobia, Trigger - Natural Disaster, Trigger - Suicide


Something has happened in the world but we can't see what it is through the claustrophobically taped up windows throughout this story, until the protagonist steps outside at the end. 

The person playing this part will get to show all sorts of emotion and feeling - an ideal showcase piece.


Female Characters
Male Characters
Intimacy / Contact
Character Description
A man at the end of his tether, deciding to face the uncertainty outside the front door one last time. Could just as easily be played by a woman.


No. of Locations
Location Description
Most of the inside of a single dwelling, plus one external view as he steps out.
Props Required
Some photos of family, a few candles and a decent suit/smart clothes. There is also a newspaper clipping that will need fabricating.

Budget Estimate

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How much?!
1. Cheap as Chips  
2. Help Required
3. Deep Pockets

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