Denude, A One Act Play by JZ Murdock | Script Revolution

Denude, A One Act Play

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Two soldiers at war and unfriendly to one another, stand guard from their foxhole discussing their misunderstood lives and reality.
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In this one act play set in the Vietnam war of 1972, TRAPPIST and MENSES, try to put up with one another in a stressful situation. As they talk the come to discover more than they want to know about one another. They fight their fear of being attacked by overwhelming forces until one of them shares that things are not as they appear. In a stunning revelation, reality warps and a historical form of justice comes to play.

While this is set in 1972 Vietnam, it has a timelessness about it and can be ported to other wars, other locations, other social agendas. The fourth wall is broken mid play allowing an interactive element. Using musical tones as sounds of war the play allows for a dampening of the effect of warfare in a theatre environment that loses little of the effect and offers a kind of hope.

Submitted: January 2, 2019
Last Updated: January 2, 2019
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Last Downloaded: November 4, 2019

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The Writer: JZ Murdock

JZ Murdock is a writer, screenwriter, and author living in Bremerton, WA and is now working with a known producer on this project. If you're interested in being a part of the other end of this project, your contact info can be passed along. THE TEENAGE BODYGUARD, a true crime story from a week in 1974 when he was asked to protect a murder witness from the Tacoma mafia (yes, that was a real thing). This screenplay is starting to get attention. THE TEENAGE BODYGUARD. Coverages (The Blacklist, Bluecat Screenplay Contest) say things like, "This should be pursued into production", and "Why isn't this on screen already?".From entertainment attorney Michael Donaldson, "What an interesting story... Go to bio
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