What's the character breakdown?
3 men and 3 women
How long is it?
It's a one-act play, 38 pages long. It plays at about 35 minutes.
Has it been produced?
Sure, a few times. It was given a full staged reading at Cornell University in spring 1998 after winning the Heermans-McCalmon Playwriting Contest. It was first produced by W&W Productions at the Mazer Theatre in NYC, January 2003, and was also produced by the Mill 6 Theatre Collaborative in Boston, June 2004.
Has it won any awards?
Yes, it won first place in the Heermans-McCalmon Playwriting Contest at Cornell University in 1998.
What's it about?
In the Bradley home a large bottomless pit has appeared in the middle of the living room, and only the grandfather and one-night-stand of son Albert seem bothered by it. They're rightfully frightened of the hole, but should be of the Bradley family as well.
Can I read a sample?
Of course you can! You can read it right here.
Any critical response?
Absolutely. Larry Stark of TheareMirror.com wrote (about the Mill6 Production of Ingulf and The Saving), "The two plays by David L. Wiliams that Mill 6 Collaborative will do for one more weekend are so full of delicious surprises and carefully kept secrets that anything I say will spoil everything. I will say that THE SAVING is a beautifully constructed monologue full of pauses and unfinished sentences, swallowed phrases and asides --- and Adam Soule plays them like a virtuoso. And INGULF is an absurdist play with outlandishly unbelievable things forced on a "typical" modern American family. It's funnier than the first play, and bigger. I recommend them to any adventurous theatre-goer."
Any pictures of past productions?
Not yet, sorry.
Has it been published?
Not yet, but I'll always entertain offers.