In the Blue Beaker

In the Blue Beaker

  • genreDark comedy
  • time 40 - 50 minutes
  • either
  • 1 f, 2 m (3 actors possible: 0-1 f, 1-3 m)

In this macabre farce, a distressed Rene Mengham visits his psychiatrist, Dr. Hemming Bekker, with a single plea: to be institutionalized at Happy Vales, a magical mystery mental haven where one can spend the rest of one's days in pleasant surroundings ... that is, if Happy Vales actually existed, which Dr. Bekker persistently denies. Driven to despair, Rene contemplates suicide, a course all t...

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In this macabre farce, a distressed Rene Mengham visits his psychiatrist, Dr. Hemming Bekker, with a single plea: to be institutionalized at Happy Vales, a magical mystery mental haven where one can spend the rest of one's days in pleasant surroundings ... that is, if Happy Vales actually existed, which Dr. Bekker persistently denies. Driven to despair, Rene contemplates suicide, a course all too many of Dr. Bekker's patients seem to end up taking...

SET: Psychiatrist's consultation room, with a desk, chair, and couch

NOTES: Some adult language, moderately mature themes

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