We Ain’t Dead Yet! — 8 Plays about Growing Older

by Jerry Walker

8 plays ranging from comic to tragic make up this thoughtful and enlightening evening of theatre dealing with the issues of growing older. This show is very flexible as to which scenes you present, so it could, then, be any length at all. Each show is also available for separate production.

  • 9m 9f
  • Contemporary costumes
  • Simple interior and exterior settings
  • About 90 minutes


MR. ANDERSON’S CRUSH by Jerry Walker 1m 1f voice Interior/Exterior. About 3 minutes. Mr. Anderson has developed a crush on someone in the neighborhood. He is lonely and seeking companionship. As he prepares to meet her face to face, he is interrupted by a most unfortunate surprise. (Separate production order #3216)

I WISH I HAD A BUDDY by Jerry Walker 1m 1f. Interior/Exterior. Two strangers, meeting over time, find how much they have in common and begin to share their lives. (Separate production order #3217)

TWO LADIES PLAYING GO FISH by Jerry Walker 2f Interior. Two crusty women, ‘friends’ since High School, discover that through the years, they actually have shared their lives together — and like it. (Separate production order #3218)

THE PATH by Jerry Walker 1m 1f 1f voice 1m voice. Exterior. As we grow older, even the places we have frequented begin to seem less familiar. But then reality and the hand of a spouse can bring us back to our ‘home’. (Separate production order #3219)

THE CRANES: HARRY & EVELYN by Jerry Walker 1m 1f Interior. A long-married older couple look back on a life well-lived. He plays the curmudgeon, she the ever-willing-to-listen wife, as they try to live their lives with dignity and humor facing the onset of a place they have never really faced before.

THE FIRST TIME …AGAIN by Jerry Walker 1m 1f. Interior. Two longtime friends, in their senior years, exit a restaurant in anticipation of an amorous evening together. Well, the evening does not go as planned… but they find that certain things don’t mean what they used to mean, and their relationship will grow even stronger through their evening’s trials.

THREE MOMENTS IN TIME by Jerry Walker 1m 1f. Interior. Moments in the life… of an aging couple dealing with the exigencies of life beyond the workplace and the neighborhood. This funny and on-target trio of plays focus on the humorous side of growing older –– at least the side that the audience sees –– as Helen and Henry make some decisions that cause changes in their life.

TWO GUYS SITTING ON A BENCH BY A RIVER TALKING ABOUT STUFF OF NO IMPORTANCE TO ANYONE by Jerry Walker 2m Exterior. What do guys talk about? Well, no matter the age, the discussion rarely changes through the years; maybe it’s the discussions between even long-time friends since High School that keep us young at heart.




  • 5.5″ x 8.5″ (13.97 x 21.59 cm)
  • Black & White on Cream paper
  • 98 pages
  • ISBN-13: 978-1723291753 Leicester Bay Books
    ISBN-10: 1723291757
  • BISAC: Drama / Anthologies
  • LIST PRCE: 13.95

Purchase a PRINT version (no photocopying allowed) for $8.95 (+ shipping and handling and Maine Sales Tax) through us by using our PayPal Shopping Cart and the “Add To Cart” button below.  (Be sure to enter your ZIP code on the PayPal form to get it shipped to you without problems or questions.) (Absolutely safe and secure, you just use your Credit or Debit card!)[Not to be used for any production purposes. For reading purposes only!] Production scripts can be purchased from the “Performance Rights” link below)




  • File Size: 924 KB
  • Print Length: 67 pages
  • Publisher: Leicester Bay Theatricals / Leicester Bay Books; 1 edition (July 16, 2018)
  • Publication Date: July 16, 2018
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray: Not Enabled
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Available NOW!


PURCHASE THE KINDLE version for $5.00 from Amazon.com (Not to be used for any production purposes, for reading only.)



Libraries, Bookstores and Resellers

  • Please contact us for wholesale pricing.

Contact us by email for a quote on Library and wholesale prices. We will then send you a PayPal invoice. Do not order from this page.


From the catalog of

in association with