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“Ethyl Mae Potter, We Never Forgot Her”


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Casner, Howard W. (American playwright, 1954-____), “Ethyl Mae Potter, We Never Forgot Her,”

a 30-minute comedy in English, set in Ethyl Mertz’s living room, 1965,

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  •  © 1997 by Howard W. Casner;  •  script/American rights available from playwright Howard W. Casner, 619 West Stratford, 304, Chicago, Illinois  60657, U.S.A., e-mail hcasner@aol.com, telephone (home) 773-871-7860; or script/international rights from agent at  byrn@hollowhills.fsnet.co.uk.  •  Cited by Howard W. Casner, via e-mail April 2, 2001; Casner says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Ethyl Mertz, née Potter (f), 55, Lucy’s sidekick.

  §  Synopsis “Ethyl Mertz tells her side of what went on behind the scenes of the I Love Lucy show, explaining that the sitcom was based on real people but that the producers and writers tweaked the shows for general acceptance. Ethyl reveals how she got back at one and all for the awful treatment she received over the years and how she came out on top.

  §  Comment “Simple set—chair, table, props.”

  §  Themes homage, I Love Lucy, one-woman show, post modern, revenge, show biz, television.

See also Howard W. Casner’s
 

 

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