Cast Size: 


Running Time: 
90 minutes

Winner of the Kennedy Center’s 2007 National Student Playwriting Award

Oby, Nellie and Darin have been friends since high school. Now in their thirties, they have become busier in their lives, but one thing remains constant: their annual backpacking adventure in the mountains of Idaho. As their trip nears and they have made all of the necessary preparations to survive in the outdoors, their lives are suddenly shattered by tragedy. What ensues is a true test of an old friendship. Can Oby, Nellie and Darin remain friends as they desperately try to navigate through an immense and unexpected wilderness?

Character Descriptions: 

OBY – A teacher, 30
NELLIE – A dishwashing musician, 29
DARIN – Mr. Adventure, 30

Developed at the Seven Devils Playwrights Conference in Idaho and at The Lark Play Development Center in New York City.

Published by Samuel French Inc. Click here to purchase the script or production rights.

Monologues published in Smith & Kraus’s Best Men’s Stage Monologues and Scenes 2010 and Samuel French’s Exceptional Monologues 2 for Men and Women.