The Waiting Room of the Gods is in the collection Guilty Moments from Original Works Press

THE WAITING ROOM OF THE GODS
by Arthur M. Jolly

2 (M), 2 (F)
Running time: 10 mins.


CHARACTERS

CUPID - A grown man, out of shape, dressed in a diaper with a quiver of arrows on his back.


VENUS - Young, beautiful and seductive, dressed in a diaphanous gown.


ERATO - A cantankerous old lady, mostly in her own world. Possibly while also in a wheelchair, using an old fashioned ear trumpet.


ED - In a word, spineless - including his physicality.

SETTING

A Waiting Room

SYNOPSIS

Three classical personifications of love object to a modern arrival.


About THE WAITING ROOM OF THE GODS

COMEDY - 2M, 2F - 10 MINS

Waiting Room of the Gods
Jennifer Hedgepeth, Jeremiah Renfrow and Paula Reeder at the Randall Theatre production in 2012.
Photo by Rodney Rampey.

In The Waiting Room of the Gods, Cupid, Venus and Erato (The muse of erotic poetry, for those of you who missed a classical education) have to deal with the arrival of the personification of Erectile Dysfunction. Risque humor, but nothing overt. Still, very funny...

Sample Dialogue...


Waiting Room of the Gods

  The play premiered in Chicago, at the Appetite Theater's Bruschetta 2009 short play festival, September 18th, 2009.

CAST
Cupid: Nathan Hicks
Venus: Megan Brown
Erato: Chris Genovese
Ed: Kevin Crispin
Directed by Dan Krall

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