The Survivor

Skit Synopsis

In 1904, a sailor, who was rescued the previous night from a stranded ship, comes down from the upstairs bunkroom at the life-saving station and into the kitchen. How can he pull himself together as his mind rewinds the scene of the wreck and rescue?


True story


9 – 12



Time and Region

1904, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Performance Time

5 minutes

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Found at Sea

Near Coxon’s Tower