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PlayFinder Results: 1–7 of 7 plays
Drama
Full Length
1 man, 1 woman (2 total)
This two-character drama delves into the layers of power, fear and intimacy that exist between a traumatized soldier (and former military interrogator) and the female psychologist colonel who is assigned to give him routine treatment. THE TREATMENT is a blunt exploration of torture, accountability and a soldier's "duty" to commit atrocities in the name of democracy....
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Drama
Full Length
6 men (6 total)
The year is 1953 in the Harlem apartment of writer Langston Hughes. Unable to sleep in light of the HUAC hearing he faces the next day, he gets up and begins to write a poem. Exposed, guilt-ridden, and fearful, he confesses how he intends to answer McCarthy’s accusations that he is a communist—imploring his readers not to abandon him no matter what they might read or hear. ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN… is a speculative drama about the clash between art and politics that ce...
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Comedy
One Act
2 men, 2 women (4 total)
George and Harriet, who have been wed 25 years, come to a store to pick out a new bed or beds. Should they buy twin beds or a double? They don’t get much sales effort from the salesman. Into the discussion, uninvited, comes a young blonde, Jill, who wants a big bed because she is all alone....
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Comedy
One Act
1 man, 2 women (3 total)
I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS is light and humorous, but at base it is serious and touching as it shows a mother and father discussing the sex education of their almost-adult children, a girl and boy. The father is quite moving when he learns in a letter that his son is cutting adrift from the parental harbor....
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Comedy
One Act
1 man, 1 woman (2 total)
I’M HERBERT is a sketch about two old, old people sitting on a porch in a pair of rocking chairs and talking. Just talking—and of course they don’t know how funny they are. Each has had one or more previous marriages and perhaps a few flings, but they are hazy as to details. In fact, they don’t always know which one the other one is....
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Comedy
One Act
3 men, 1 woman (4 total)
THE SHOCK OF RECOGNITION breaks in on a difference of opinion between Jack Barnstable, an earnest young dramatist, and Herb Miller, his matter-of-fact producer. Miller doesn’t like the opening moment of Barnstable’s play. A wife is having breakfast in bed and she says something to her husband, who is in the bathroom. So he comes out, jaybird naked, and yells to her, “You know I can’t hear you when the water’s running.” The producer doesn’t think this confrontation is quite nice...
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Short Comedy Collection
One Acts
THE SHOCK OF RECOGNITION breaks in on a difference of opinion between Jack Barnstable, an earnest young dramatist, and Herb Miller, his matter-of-fact producer. Miller doesn’t like the opening moment of Barnstable’s play. A wife is having breakfast in bed and she says something to her husband, who is in the bathroom. So he comes out, jaybird naked, and yells to her, “You know I can’t hear you when the water’s running.” The producer doesn’t think this confrontation is quite ni...
$13.00
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PlayFinder Results: 1–7 of 7 plays