by Danny Rothschild

About the Play

Dark Comedy. 8-13 minutes. 3-4 females, 1-2 males (5 performers total). Suitable for high school and older.

Runner-up in the 2012 New Voices One-Act Competition for young playwrights.

Sweetheart is also available as part of the New Voices: Winning One-Acts by Young Playwrights collection.


Mother and Father are the very happy parents of three very happy children. One stormy night, they hear a strange noise coming from their youngest daughter's room. The family gathers around the little girl, trying to figure out what is wrong. She is shivering and crying and afraid of something. Noticing that her heartbeat is faster than usual, Mother decides to fix it.

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