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The Brave   

A Short Play
By Jim Dalglish

The telling of an Indian legend helps two men express their love for each other as they face a terminal illness.

"The brave was the only one in the hunting party who saw the white buffalo." - Jack

Recognition

Selection 2000 Boston Theater Marathon

Characters

Jack - Thirty-five-year-old man.
William - Thirty-one-year-old man.

Setting

William’s one-bedroom apartment in Harvard Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  1994

Length

14 mins.

Type

Emotionally compelling contemporary drama. Two-hander

Themes

AIDS; serious illness; gay male relationships; facing mortality

Acting Class Scenes

Entire play:  dialog between two young to middle-aged men.

Script Completed

Spring 2000

Production History

Boston Theater Marathon; Massachusetts, 4/16/2000. Actors and Director: Jack - John Andert; William - ; Director - Jim Dalglish (Full Production)
Provincetown Theatre Company, Massachusetts, 2/26/200- 2/27/2000. Actors and Director: Jack - John Andert; William - ; Director - Jim Dalglish (Full Production)


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