In the Blue Beaker

In the Blue Beaker by Anton Krueger

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Productions (5)
Dark comedy
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40 - 50 minutes
1 f, 2 m (3 actors possible: 0-1 f, 1-3 m)
Content Notes: Some adult language, moderately mature themes
Set: Psychiatrist's consultation room, with a desk, chair, and couch

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...

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Play Details

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...

  • Dark comedy
  • |
  • 40 - 50 minutes
  • 1 f, 2 m (3 actors possible: 0-1 f, 1-3 m)
  • Content Notes: Some adult language, moderately mature themes
  • Set: Psychiatrist's consultation room, with a desk, chair, and couch

Production History

JUL 27, 2013 - JUL 27, 2013
The Victoria Hall
Oakham, United Kingdom
The Victoria Hall Oakham, United Kingdom
APR 19, 2009 - APR 20, 2009
Dreher High School
Columbia, SC United States
Dreher High School Columbia, SC United States
APR 05, 2003 - APR 05, 2003
Middleboro High School
Middleboro, MA United States
Middleboro High School Middleboro, MA United States
JUN 23, 2003 - JUN 23, 2003
XIV Temporales Internacionales de Teatro (Post Punk Productions)
Puerto Montt, Chile
XIV Temporales Internacionales de Teatro (Post Punk Productions) Puerto Montt, Chile
JAN 01, 1997 - DEC 31, 1997
Post Punk Productions
Pretoria, South Africa
Post Punk Productions Pretoria, South Africa
No upcoming productions.
No professional productions.

Awards (1)

Best Script - Amfest, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa (1997)