by Philip Middleton Williams

A Tree Grows in Longmont: A year after Allen’s death, Philip visits the park in Longmont, Colorado, where a tree has been planted in his memory. There he meets with Allen’s spirit, and they remember their life together.

Allen’s Big Adventure: Memories come flooding back as a spouse says goodbye to his soulmate.

Last Exit: Moving day brings closure to a relationship. Or does it?

Going for a Walk with Sam: Allen, Sam, and Philip meet up at a park in the spirit of remembering good times and the last time they were together.

Another Park, Another Sunday: Allen and Jill, two spirits, meet up every Sunday at the park to talk about life, the universe, the meaning of life, and peaches.

  • Cast Size: 3M (1 dog), 1W
  • Running Time: Variable
  • Royalty Rate: $75 for the whole evening, contact for individual plays

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About the Playwright

Philip Middleton Williams has written over sixty plays ranging from one-minute to full-length. A Moment of Clarityand A Life Enriching Community were finalists in the City Theatre National Award for Short PlaywritingAll Together Now won first place in the 2016 Playgroup playwriting contest and was produced as part of The Willow Theatre 2017-2018 season in Boca Raton, Florida. Can’t Live Without You was his first play to receive an off-off Broadway production in January 2008 and was produced by The Playgroup for their 2018-2019 season at The Willow Theatre. Cooler Near the Lake was selected as a finalist in the American Association of Community TheatresNewPlayFest 2024.  Three monologues from Can’t Live Without You are included in The Best Men’s Monologues for 2019.  All Together NowDark TwistCan’t Live Without YouExtra Innings: 10 Short Plays About BaseballThe Sugar Ridge RagA House by the Side of the Road – Seven Short Plays About a Family and Cooler Near the Lake are published and licensed through Next Stage Press.  Home-Style Cooking at the Gateway Cafe was included in the Smith & Kraus anthology The Best Ten-Minute Plays 2022. Three monologues — Do You Get ItZero Sum Game, and Quite the Connoisseur — have been selected for inclusion in the Smith & Kraus collections of The Best Men’s and Women’s Monologues 2023.

He has a B.F.A. in drama from the University of Miami, an M.F.A. in theatre from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and a PhD in playwriting and dramatic criticism from the University of Colorado.  In 1992 he was appointed to the national advisory board of the William Inge Theatre Festival and serves on the board of directors of the Midwest Dramatists Center.  He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.  www.pmwplaywright.com

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