The Better Man

Author: Blake Walton

The Better Man

Description: Six years after Del is rejected by Paul, he is invited to be the Best Man at Paul’s wedding to Julie and arrives to find that not only does no one know of their past together, but that Paul might still be in love with him.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2014
Date Added: 2/1/2015
Content Advisory: Strong language, sexuality
1 Act, 105 Minutes
2 Females, 3 Males

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Drama · Gay and Lesbian · Gender and Sexuality · Naturalism/Realism · Romance · Sex · Single Set · Social Issues · Tearjerker

This play is in the following collections: Plays and Playwrights 2015

Original Production Information

The Better Man was first produced at the 2014 Thespis Theater Festival July 14, 19, and 20, Roy Arias Stage II, with the following cast and crew:

Del: Stephen K. Davis
Paul: Roger Wayne
Julie: Meaghan Hynes
Becky: Shannon Whalen
Joe: Andrew Colford

Director: Blake Walton
Assistant Director/Stage Manager: Shelby A. Athouguia