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The Choice of Achilles


"Is my integrity really this cheap? All I wanted was to get produced, now I'm a, a villain in a Spike Lee melodrama."

from "The Choice of Achilles"

Script Information


a one-act comedy
by phillip andrew bennett low
estimated running time: forty-five minutes.

Cast: Two male, two female, four total (with double-casting).
Setting: An apartment, a theatre stage, and an elevator.
Time: Modern-day Minneapolis.

Produced? An excerpt was performed as part of All Rights Reserved: A Libertarian Rage. World premiere production available!
Family-friendly? Contains heavy profanity and racial humor.

Plot Summary


A frustrated playwright is goaded by his brother into disguising himself as a minority in order to get his scripts produced.