Dori Appel Playwright and Poet 


The Witching Hour

A woman who prides herself on her good sense wakes at midnight to find herself confronted with a situation which makes no sense at all: an intruder who refuses to leave is seated at her desk, working on her grand opus and highly indignant about being interrupted.

Two F
Simple set
running time approximately 15 minutes.

Awards and Production History:
Third Place Winner, the 3rd international Hewlett-Packard/ACTION Theatre 10 Minute Play Contest, Finalist in the West Coast Ten-Minute Play Contest, 1998. Produced by DramaWest Productions, Los Angeles, California, ArtsWest, Seattle Washington, Wonder Women of the Northwest Women's Festival, the Estrogenius Festival, Manhattan Theatre Project, New York, NY, 2001. As part of THE LUNATIC WITHIN (winner of the 1999 Oregon Book Award in Drama), Produced by Mixed Company Productions, Ashland, Oregon, London, Ontario Fringe Festival, Footsteps Theatre Company, Chicago, Illinois.