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Plays About Loyalty

A character is these plays demonstrates loyalty to people, causes or ideals.

See also:

  • Betrayal

Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet (3 Scenes)

Bobby Gould is the head of production at a movie studio. Charlie Fox comes to see him with a script and star actor attached. He wants Bobby to make the movie. Bobby is excited about the project and tries to get in touch with his boss.

The Front Page by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur (3 Acts)

Reporters are hanging out in the press room of the Chicago Criminal Courts Building. They’re waiting for the hanging of Earl Williams, a white man convicted of killing a black police officer. They’re surprised by the news that Williams has escaped from his psychiatric examination.

Serjeant Musgrave’s Dance by John Arden

Serjeant Musgrave, along with three British soldiers, heads for a pub in a small mining town. They want to recruit more soldiers, as they’re going to get involved in the coal strike at the mine. Musgrave also inquires about a young soldier who was killed, Billy Hicks.

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