a short play by David Douglas


Length: 13 minutes; 11 pages
Genre: suspense, drama
Cast: 1 man, 2 women
Setting: A living room.


Toby tells Amber of the dark figure he has repeatedly encountered since the death of his previous girlfriend. Amber offers a logical explanation, but Toby knows what he saw. And what he saw, moments ago, was the mysterious figure lurking outside Amber’s window.

Production History

  • August 16–25, 2019 – production

    • Java Scripts: Short Works FestivalSundown Collaborative Theatre (Denton, TX)

      Directed by David Douglas

      CAST: Kurt Van Zandt, Julia Bodiford, Brandy Townsend

  • May 18, 2019 – reading

    • Stage Writers FestivalStage Writers (Dallas, TX)

      Directed by David Douglas

      CAST: Matthew Martinez, Gina Nelson, Audrey Ero

  • October 17, 2018 – draft completed