Wipe Away

by  Mark Snyder

Short Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

Two lost souls must confront the truth about themselves and each other as the rising sun reveals their separate futures.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration


    30 minutes
  • SubGenre


    Not Applicable
  • Accolades


    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

As he plots his escape from the rural Midwest, Travis is discovered by the one person who might convince him to stay. Two lost souls must confront the brutal truth about themselves and each other in a coming-of-age drama where a pair of headlights along one highway road illuminates a path toward a dangerous future.
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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups


  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.



  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: Late Summer in the Midwest
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


1m, 1f
TRAVIS – a man-boy in his early 20s but looks younger
GINA – a woman-girl in her early 20s but looks older than Travis
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Mark Snyder

MARK SNYDER‘s plays include Wait for Me (2016), Trigger Guru (2014), As Wide As I Can See (2012), Corsets (2010), Wipe Away (2010), Lila Cante (2009) and The Beanbag Game (1999 – Edward Albee/Last Frontier Theatre Conference Play Lab). His plays have been produced and developed in New York and Chicago. A solo show Si ...

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Wipe Away received its world premiere production in July 2010 by |the claque| at the 35th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival at the Lion Theatre in New York City under the direction of Nick Leavens.

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