Dori Appel Playwright and Poet 


The Future

Comic monologue, as well as a scene from The Lunatic Within (Winner of the 1999 Oregon Book Award in Drama.) Age fifteen and "already feeling crazy half the time" a young girl humorously contemplates the inevitability of future insanity.

1 F
Running time: approximately four minutes

Awards, Production and Publication History:
As part of "The Lunatic Within" (winner of the 1999 Oregon Book Award in Drama), produced by Mixed Company Productions, Ashland, Oregon, Footsteps Theatre Company, Chicago, Illinois, 1998. As part of "Crazy Ladies", produced by Red Hen Productions, Cleveland, Ohio, forthcoming in One Minute Monologues from Literature, (Smith & Kraus)