The Toaster

2 Actors: 1 Female (60s/70s), 1 Male (60s/70s)
Running Time: 20 Minutes

Ruth wants to pack up the farm and move into the city. Maybe winters in Arizona. George wants a nap and to forget about it all. It’s too bad that they both might get what they want.

A touching short play that brings audiences to tears, this story is for anyone who ever hoped for something more.

The Toaster is also a scene in the full-length play West of the 3rd Meridian (See Full length plays).

Ruth: George…Why do you start the truck, then go back and forth in the yard?

George (brief pause): I’m thinking about going somewhere.

Ruth: Where?

(Long pause)

George: …I don’t know…