The Cranes: Harry and Evelyn —  a short play for Seniors

The Cranes: Harry and Evelyn — a short play for Seniors

by Jerry Walker 

(Perfect for Senior Theatre groups and all others who perform for Senior audiences.)

A long-married older couple looks back on a life well-lived. He plays the curmudgeon, she the ever-willing-to-listen wife, as they try to live their lives with dignity and humor facing the onset of a place they have never really faced before.


  • 1m 1f
  • SETTING: a simple kitchen counter and a door
  • COSTUMES: Contemporary
    RUNNING TIME: About 15 minutes
  • Order #3220

Part of the compilation play WE AIN’T DEAD YET!


  • PERUSAL SCRIPT: The PDF of the first act of the script is available: TheCranesPERUSAL



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  • Script in PDF format — Order #3220a : $10.00 (will be sent to you by email, from which you will be authorized to print copies for your production)

  • First Performance Amateur/Educational Royalty — Order #3220d : $15.00

  • Second Performance Amateur/Educational Royalty — Order #3220e : $15.00


  • Professional Royalties will be quoted upon application


  • READING: Hiram Arts Center, Hiram, Maine — May, 2019


The Cranes: Harry and Evelyn

a play for Seniors by
Jerry Walker

NOTE: The names of the Playwright(s), Composer, Lyricist, and Bookwriter shall be equal in size, type, coloring, boldness, and prominence. No billing shall appear in type larger or more prominent than the billing to the Authors except for the title of the play.

The Cranes: Harry and Evelyn” is presented through special arrangement with Leicester Bay Theatricals.  All authorized materials are also supplied by LBT,

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