Go to Home Page of Small-Cast One-Act Guide Online















“Strike Two”

yellow bar
































Anne Phelan


Phelan, Anne (American playwright, author, 1960-____), “Strike Two,”

a 15-minute drama in English, set in a studio apartment in New York City, Sunday afternoon, in the present,

1f

;   © 1984, 1994 by Anne Phelan;  •  in Anne Phelan’s Strike Two (New York: The Author, 1984, 1994);  •  script/rights available from Anne Phelan, 208 East 88th Street, #4A, New York, New York 10128, U.S.A., e-mail phelan1914@yahoo.com.  • Cited in letter to present author, November 22, 1995, and amended via e-mail phelan1914@yahoo.com, May 10, 1997, July 9, 2003; Phelan says,

  §  Dramatis Persona Ruth (f), 25, mourner.

  §  Synopsis “Ruth tries to deal with the death of the love of her life, her best friend's gay brother.

  §  Comment “Premiered by The Riant Theatre, New York City, in 2000. Kirsten Walsh played Ruth, and the play was directed by M. L. Kinney."

  §  Themes best friend, death, family, friendship, gay, grief, homosexuality, lost love, unrequited love.

See also Anne Phelan’s

  • "Dog," a 10-minute drama in English, 1f
  • "It's Called Development," a 10-minute drama in English, set in corporate office, 2002, weekday morning, 2001, 3f
  • "Tricycle," a 30-minute drama in English, 1m2f
  • "White Gloves," a drama in English, 3f

This Website continues under construction and welcomes new citations and comments.

Page mounted November 22, 1995, and updated May 10, 1997, July 9, 20, 25, 2003, by the Webmaster.



return arrow There is a there there with a correct click.

Quick Connections to Major Sections of This Guide

Preliminaries
| Home Page | Contents | Acknowledgments |
| Foreword | Preface | Introduction |

Body
| Author Index | Cast Size/Gender Index | Title Index |
| Glossary of Genres | Bibliography for Playwrights | Playbills by Themes |
| Eighty Script Analyses (in Print Volume) | Source Directory for Scripts |

Sundries
| Visits Counter | Success Stories |
| Form for Submitting New Citation | Ordering 1/2/3/4 for the Show |
| Present Web Links | Adding Web Links |
| Guest Book | Disclaimer | General Bibliography |
| About the Author |

Quick Connections to Cast Size/Gender Menus

1 Actor
| One-Male Plays | One-Female Plays |

2 Actors
| One-Male-One-Female Plays | Two-Male Plays | Two-Female Plays |

3 Actors
| One-Male-Two-Female Plays | Two-Male-One-Female Plays | Three-Male Plays |
| Three-Female Plays |

4 Actors
| One-Male-Three-Female Plays | Two-Male-Two-Female Plays |
| Three-Male-One-Female Plays | Four-Male Plays | Four-Female Plays |

yellow beads

Small-Cast One-Act Guide Online

complements



the more-extensive print volumes

1/2/3/4 for the Show: A Guide to Small-Cast One-Act Plays, Vols. 1 and 2

  (Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A.; Folkestone, Kent, U.K.: Scarecrow Press, 1995, 1999),

vol. 1 [1995] ISBN 0-8108-2985-1, vol. 2 [1999] ISBN 0-8108-3600-9

Scarecrow Press, Inc.

4720 Boston Way, Lanham, Maryland 20706, U.S.A.
telephone 800-462-6420 or 301-459-3366, fax 800-338-4550

4 Pleydell Gardens, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2DN, England


Both volumes of this guidebook are available in 2-3 days from

ScarecrowPress.com
Amazon.com
BarnesandNoble.com
Borders.com