Russian Roulette

“Russian Roulette” by Mike Eserkaln

1 – Man


15 minutes


Roger has a secret; the kind of secret that chisels away at your soul, slowly chipping away the life that compels a person to live another day. His only resolve is to play a game of Russian Roulette in the hopes of wiping away a tragic memory. The only problem is… Roger survives.

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay 2005 – Rising Phoenix Award

It was just recently made into a short film here:

I also have a version of this monologue that I converted into a movie (which the film linked above decided not to go with and just did a straight up monologue version.)  If you’re interested in the film script version, it can be found here: Russian Roulette Movie-PDF


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