Paula's Visit

One-Act

Running Time: Approximately 15 minutes

Style: Black Comedy

Setting: A psychiatrist's office.

Characters:

DR. WORRAL - An older woman in her 50s or 60s. She is a psychiatrist, and as befits her profession, she is distinguished-looking and her nature is one of restraint.
PAULA - A patient in her late 20s. Not only do words come nimbly out of her mouth, but she is also light on her feet.

Plot Summary: A troubled patient interacts with her her even more troubled psychiatrist in this comedy.

Published in 
The Best Stage Scenes of 1999 (Smith and Kraus, 2001)

Productions: 
Genoa’s Mother Presents, Denver, CO, 1999
Buckham Alley Theatre, Flint, MI, 1999
Industrial Arts Theatre, Denver, CO, 1997

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