The Good-Bye Play by Norm Reynolds
Some relationships never die. Leo and Patricia have split. Patricia has come back for closure. Leo isn't having any of it. A comedy about grievances, petty and great, and the difficulty of finally saying good-bye.
Keywords: death; grief; relationships; romance; loss
The author performed the play’s signature monologue at The Hub14 in Toronto. Watch here.
The script received a staged reading at the Theatre Starts Fundraiser (2011), the 2010 Playwrights of Spring Festival (Aurora Ontario), and was previously workshopped at the Humber School for Writers. The workshop facilitator was Edward Albee.
Run time: 45 minutes
Suitable for students 14+
Content note: Among other things, the play is about loss, grieving, and terminal illness.
Cast size: 2 actors
Male roles: 1
Female roles: 1
Casting note: The characters can be any adult age.