Daffodils
DAFFODILS - 1M,1F. One-Act (10 min); A young man and his fiance' travel to his
childhood home. While there, some very dark secrets emerge to the surface.

*Winner of the
AuditionArt.com Female Monologue Competition for Rain's
Monologue, 2013*
*Finalist in the
Arts & Letters One-Act Play Competition, 2015*
*Finalist in the
Stageworks/Hudson's Play by Play Festival in Hudson, NY, 2013*
*Published in
The Best American Short Plays 2013-2014 by Applause Books, 2015*
*Excerpt published in
Best Women's Stage Monologues of 2015 by Smith & Kraus*
*Excerpt published in
InterJACtions: Monologues... Vol. III, JAC Publishing, 2014*
*Translated into Arabic for
Masrahona Newspaper in Egypt, 2016*

"I could hear Rain's voice and cadence so clearly that it was like re-living a conversation
I'd had or heard. I was in tears by the time I was halfway through it." (Maggie O'Brien,
Columbus State Community College, 2013)

"I love this piece. Excellent story and excellent writing. Please take the time to check this
out!" (Ashlee Elder, Marquette University, 2016)

"Congratulations! Your monologue 'Rain's Monologue' has been selected for our
Valentine’s Day Monologue Festival. More than one hundred monologues were submitted
and we picked 23 for our festival, so again, congratulations for being among the
participants!" (Susane Lee, Hudson Warehouse, 2015)

"I'm assigned to perform 'Rain's monologue' from your play
DAFFODILS at Hudson
Warehouse's Valentine's Day festival. I love the monologue and came up to tears when I
first read it. I am very excited to be performing the monologue at the festival." (Ayako
Ibaraki, Hudson Warehouse, 2015)

--Performed at the Process Theatre's New Play Read-A-Thon in Atlanta, GA, 2013
--Produced by
Out of Box Theatre in Marietta, GA, 2014
--Excerpt produced by
Hudson Warehouse in Manhattan, NY, 2015
--Produced by Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, 2016
--Excerpt featured on
Kiaro Pictures Act It Out website, 2016
--Produced as part of
Grief Dialogues in Seattle, WA, 2016

Review by "Playgoer" of TheaterReview.com in 2014
Article about "Daffodils" at Marquette University, 2016
Daffodils: A 10-Minute Play by Daniel Guyton
Playing in the Dark Logo from Out of Box Theatre
InterJACtions: Monologues at the Heart of Human Nature Volume III
Lauren Coleman and Ian Gibson in Daffodils by Daniel Guyton
Writers-A-Go-Go: The Many Faces of Love Poster
The Best American Short Plays 2013-2014
The Best Women's Stage Monologues 2015