Checking Out (play)
|Written by||Allen Swift|
Dr. Theodore Applebaum
Dr. Sheldon Henning
|Date premiered||14 September 1976|
|Place premiered||Longacre Theatre|
The opening night cast starred Joan Copeland (Florence Grayson), Hy Anzell (Bernard Applebaum), Allen Swift (Morris Applebaum), Jonathan Moore (Mr. Johnson), Mason Adams (Dr. Theodore Applebaum), Larry Bryggman (Dr. Sheldon Henning), Tazewell Thompson (Gilbert), and Michael Gorrin (Schmuel Axelrod).
Morris Applebaum's apartment on West 57th Street.
- Act I
- Scene 1 — An April morning
- Scene 2 — 530 am the next day
- Scene 3 — Four hours later
- Act II — A few days later, morning
An aging Yiddish stage actor decides to schedule and stage-manage his own death.