Kin

by  Max Dickins

Short Play, Dark Comedy  /  2f

Two estranged sisters meet after twenty years. In a remote cottage over a single night they bury the hatchet. As their dying father lies in the room next door they’re forced to confront who they were and who they’ve become. When the only person they have left in common disappears, is their relationship worth saving?

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

‘I’m so sick of hearing about family. Of feeling guilty for not enjoying family. Or being pressured into joining a standing ovation for a show I didn’t particularly care for in the first place.’
Two estranged sisters meet after twenty years. In a remote cottage over a single night they bury the hatchet. As their dying father lies in the room next door they’re forced to confront who they were and who they’ve become. When the only person they have left in common disappears, is their relationship worth saving?
Written by Max Dickins (The Man on the Moor and The Trunk), this darkly comic tale examines how a sibling can be both your best friend and your worst enemy. And asks the question: how can you forgive the past when you can’t even agree what it looks like?

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Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2f
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female

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