A couple spending a night together are joined by a stranger. The three become trapped in a triangle of increasing suspicion, sexual jealousy and violence while a wild electrical storm builds outside.

The Tryst is a one-act melodrama/black comedy set in a deserted farmhouse in the country.

  • black comedy
  • 60
  • 3 total
  • 1 female identifying, 2 male identifying
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Male | 20s | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 28

EXTRACT: and then, all of a sudden, she's telling you everything you ever wanted to hear Damien. Number one, she's telling you she really fancies you, but that's not so unusual is it mate for an immaculate model such as yourself, but number two, the most incredible fucking thing, here, one nondescript bloody night, just like any other bloody night, in some shitty little hick pub in the middle of fucking nowheresville, this dishy sheila you'd never even set eyes on before in your entire life, she is telling you who the guy is who murdered your brother!

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