The War on Safety

The War on Safety by Max Posner

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Productions (5)
Comedy/Drama
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55 - 60 minutes
1 W, 1 M, 1 Any (3 actors possible: 1-2 W, 1-2 M)
Content Notes: Adult language and content
Set: A college dorm room. A tropical island, minimally suggested.

Since his parents left on a tropical vacation over a year ago, Curtis refuses to leave his tiny dorm room, simply finding contentment in the postcards he receives from Mom and Dad each day. His girlfriend Izabel wants Curtis to leave with her, but with the security threat level rising, Curtis would rather stay where he feels safe. The War on Safety is an ordinary and unlikely tale of longing in the face of terror, a romantic comedy of errors, and a tropical fantasy.

Pricing Information

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Play Details

Since his parents left on a tropical vacation over a year ago, Curtis refuses to leave his tiny dorm room, simply finding contentment in the postcards he receives from Mom and Dad each day. His girlfriend Izabel wants Curtis to leave with her, but with the security threat level rising, Curtis would rather stay where he feels safe. The War on Safety is an ordinary and unlikely tale of longing in the face of terror, a romantic comedy of errors, and a tropical fantasy.

  • Comedy/Drama
  • |
  • 55 - 60 minutes
  • 1 W, 1 M, 1 Any (3 actors possible: 1-2 W, 1-2 M)
  • Content Notes: Adult language and content
  • Set: A college dorm room. A tropical island, minimally suggested.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-582-7

Production History

MAY 13, 2016 - MAY 15, 2016
Theater Department, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
Brooklyn, NY United States
Theater Department, Brooklyn College, City University of New York Brooklyn, NY United States
JUN 08, 2012 - JUN 10, 2012
The AKT Theatre Project
Wyandotte, MI United States
The AKT Theatre Project Wyandotte, MI United States
JUN 01, 2008 - JUN 30, 2008
The Blank Theatre Company's Young Playwrights Festival
Los Angeles, CA United States
The Blank Theatre Company's Young Playwrights Festival Los Angeles, CA United States
JAN 01, 2007 - JAN 31, 2007
Young Playwrights Inc. (staged reading)
New York, NY United States
Young Playwrights Inc. (staged reading) New York, NY United States
JAN 01, 2007 - JAN 31, 2007
International Thespian Playworks (workshop)
Lincoln, NE United States
International Thespian Playworks (workshop) Lincoln, NE United States
No upcoming productions.
JUN 01, 2008 - JUN 30, 2008
The Blank Theatre Company's Young Playwrights Festival
Los Angeles, CA United States
The Blank Theatre Company's Young Playwrights Festival Los Angeles, CA United States

Awards (3)

Winner, Young Playwrights Festival National Playwriting Competition (2007)

Winner, The Blank Theatre Company's Young Playwrights Competition and Festival (2008)

Winner, International Thespian Playworks (2007)