The Living Methuselah

Author: Edward Einhorn

The Living Methuselah

Description: The oldest living man survives every disaster in human history, with the help of his wife Serach, the oldest living woman, but when a doctor tells him he will only live until the end of the play, will this be his final curtain?
Year Written/Copyrighted: 1997
Date Added: 1/31/2014
Content Advisory:
1 Act, 80 Minutes
3 Females, 2 Males

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Keywords: Comedy · Historical · Many Locations · Meta · Postmodern · Religion and Spirituality · Satire/Parody · Surrealism/Absurdism

This play is in the following collections: Untitled Theater Company #61

Original Production Information

The Living Methuselah was presented February 1997 at Theater 22 in New York City with the following cast and crew:

Methuselah: Jason Harris
Serach: Erin Kelley
Handmaiden1: Mira Kingsley
Doctor: Daniel Leventritt
Handmaiden 2: Julia Martin

Director: Edward Einhorn
Producer: David A. Einhorn
Assistant Director: J. P. Klien
Scenic Design Consultant: David Maxine
Artwork: R. Keith Rugg