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Script Type: Ceremonial Theater – 45 to 60 minutes

17% completed


Heavy, an elderly man, visits one of his oldest friends, Noire in the hospital. Noire is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and is in a terminal state due to the illness. She struggles with the idea of what her life was and if her life held any meaning. Heavy consoles his friend by telling stories that he hopes will trigger memories of who she is.


  • A hospital room in a hospice ward
  • Various Woodland scenes of New England


  • What makes a life important
  • The difference between love and hate
  • The dedication of friendship

Cast of Characters: 1 Female, 1 Male

Noire Pitcher75+ year-old – Any Race – An elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease who is dying in a hospital bed. She cannot get out of her bed nor leave the hospital room. Noire is struggling to remember who she was and if her life held any meaning.
Heavy Wi’sisg75+ year-old – Any Race – Heavy is an elderly man with full control of faculties. He is a lifelong friend of Noire, though their friendship has had tumultuous moments. Heavy wants his friend to be at peace and tells stories to try to ease her pain.

And many more to come …


This piece was inspired by the book On the Trail of Elder Brother a collection of short stories retold by Michael B. Running Wolf and Patricia Clark Smith.