A chance encounter with a somewhat naïve burglar (Joe) gives desperate housewife Ann the opportunity to escape her hum-drum life and the clutches of her unsympathetic husband and be her own person but can she really trust the man now sitting at her breakfast table?
The Opposite of Claustrophobia by Rob Johnston is a comic drama in one act about a quirky encounter between an axe-wielding housewife and an bungling burglar with more baggage than a herd of elephants and the unusual relationship which develops between them.
Two actors/actresses are required for this play:
Ann – middle aged but could be younger as no age is mentioned. Timid personality, over-anxious, suffers from agoraphobia (fear of the outdoors).
Joe – mid to late 30’s or early 40’s but could be any age as again not mentioned. Bungling burglar, has been sectioned for seven years but is now determined to move forward.
To be presented 11th April at the Settlement. Auditions to be held at the settlement Sunday 8th Feb 2015 at 11am – location tba (meet in the hall and find a suitable room) and Wednesday 11th Feb 2015 at 8pm – location tba (meet in the hall and find a suitable room).