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A Dog's House

Full Length, Dark Comedy
2 men, 2 women
Total Cast: 4, Flexible Set
ISBN-13: 9780822233879


FEE: $105 per performance.
THE STORY: On the surface, Michael and Eden are a solid pair with a bright future. When their beloved Rottweiler, Jock, grows unexpectedly violent—killing the neighbors’ toy poodle, and then taking a bite out of the neighbor—Michael and Eden must confront darker truths in their relationship that have been ignored for too long.
“Micah Schraft’s engaging play explores the reality checks that force lovers to look past their romantic illusions…With hip, snappy dialogue and contemporary sensibilities, Schraft’s narrative efficiency drops us in medias res into Michael and Eden’s quandary…as defenses roll over and self-deceptions get banished to the doghouse.” —Los Angeles Times. “Schraft’s play is brilliantly crafted, kicking off with a tantalizing predicament…[and during] descent into the moral quagmire, plenty of interesting topics bubble to the sulfuric surface. A DOG’S HOUSE is a powerful play by an insightful playwright that puts his characters, and us, through an extreme scenario until you cannot help but check in with your own moral compass.” — “Schraft’s witty, intelligent, entertainingly thought-provoking script flows fluidly…And the ending! Powerfully. Unexpectedly. Perfect!” —