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Milo & Barbara
by
Daniel Guyton

The Story: Barbara's life is turned upside-down when her husband suddenly vanishes without a warning. When he returns four weeks later, they each try to pick up the pieces.

Cast Size: 1M 1W
Running Time: 15 minutes
Royalty Rate: $15 per performance

                       Published in the collection HILARIOUS NIGHTMARES

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Finalist in the Kennedy Center/ACTF Region IV 10 Minute Play Competition in 2002

"MILO & BARBARA by Daniel Guyton... has an intriguing set-up, and an ironic ending, as a husband returns home after an unexplained absence of four weeks to discover some unexpected changes have occurred. It is psychologically interesting, and gifted actors Matt Benton as Milo and Courtney Lomelo as Barbara find both the intensity and the humor, and create an intriguing portrait of a marriage leaving a lot to be desired. The work is directed by Melissa Flower, who found the energy and pace." (Jim J. Tommaney, Houston Press, 2013)


Produced at Maureen Stapleton Theatre in Troy, NY, 2002
Produced at University of Georgia in Athens, GA 2002
Produced by Author's Playhouse in Bay Shore, NY, 2005
Produced as a short film by Baxter's End Productions, 2011
Produced by Mostly Harmless Productions in Albany, NY, 2013
Produced by Wordsmyth Theatre and Mildred's Umbrella in Houston, TX, 2013
Published by Next Stage Press as part of Hilarious Nightmares in 2013
Excerpt published in InterJACtions: Monologues from the Heart, Vol. III, JAC Publishing, 2014
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