in two acts (2m, 2w, chorus of 3). In the august
National Academy, aging white Director, Old Sam, is implicated in a financial
scandal and overthrown by two young researchers, Jeffrey (female) and Rick, who
favor feminism, multi-culturalism, and opening up the
study of American culture. But with the arrival of computers and Web, the
new generation must cope with the end of history as we have know
it . . . .
Seriocomedy in two acts (4m, 2w, 1 TV voice, single set). For years, Will
Kaufman, bored from his factory job, has retreated to his beloved TV in order
to turn out the needs of his family. But as son Kevin runs away, daughter
Christie gets pregnant, and wife Esther wins the state lottery, major eruptions
transform the family dynamics.
spoof in five acts (6m, 4w, single set). Two
lovers in a Parisian park find the body of François Bonneur,
the French Labor Minister, floating in a pond. Apparently
a suicide. But he later reappears - to his wife's disappointment
and even more media attention. As Bonneur
desperately seeks to escape public life, all the tabloids call out for his
"resurrection" as President.
Romance in two acts (4m, 4w, single set). Michael Engel, a young
sculptor, langushes uninspired in his cluttered
apartment. Along comes Clara, a wide-eyed young admirer - only her
boyfriend is a body-builder. When Michael threatens to smash his new
masterpiece she posed for, his friends usher the dreamy artist into the real
in two acts (5m, 3w, single set). Matt Killibrew, American Poarty
candidate for President, can't find anyone who still wants to vote.
Somehow, Betsy Ross appears, spouting the truisms of the Founding Fathers; she
manages to convert even the drug-pushers and street-walkers of our capital
city. Matt's campaign manager is forced to take drastic action to
preserve the "integrity" of contemporary media politics.
in two acts (3m, 4w, single set). A burned-out, middle-aged
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