Author Ned Dougherty
Taos, New Mexico


Time: Present                                 

Situation: Telemachus feels invisible. His father is away, and his heartbroken mother only sees her absent husband in her son’s eyes. Yearning to embrace his true nature, Telemachus hatches a plan to plaster a special picture of himself all over the school to reach the one person who just might understand him.

Subject Matter: Identity, Coming-Of-Age, High School, Greek Tragedy, Infatuation, Obsession, Fathers, Mothers, Abandonment, Absence, Heartbreak, Sadness

Note from Playwright: This is a piece of a longer study of Telemachus in the modern age which will be a full- length Tragedy when complete.


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Coming soon (expected on Dec 14, 2018)
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    Stand-Alone Monologue, Ten-Minute Play
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