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Perlman, Sandra (American playwright, 1944- ), “Something With Fish,”

a 10-minute drama set in a veterinarian waiting room, 1995,

1f,

© 1995, by Sandra Perlman, perl@sperlman.com, script/rights available from Franklin Mills Press, PO Box 906, Kent, Ohio 44240, telephone 330-673-8632, fax 330- 677-2488. Cited to present author by Sandra Perlman via e-mail, January 11, 1996; Perlman says,

  §  Dramatis Persona Mrs. Anna Warren (f), cat owner.

  §  Synopsis “Mrs. Anna Warren appears at the veterinarian's office with a large bundle wrapped in a blanket. As she explains to the invisible receptionist the circumstances of leaving her beloved ‘Kitty’ behind, she reveals a life as hard as the rocks her father and husband have mined and as deep as the veins of strength that will help her survive the losses still to come.
 

  §  Comments “Minimal staging with spotlight.”

  §  Themes cat, endurance, family, father-daughter relationship, marriage, mining, office, veterinary.
 
See also Sandra Perlman’s
  • "And the Evening and the Morning Were the First Day," a 10-minute comedy in English, 1m1f
  • "Before the War," a 10-minute dance-drama in English, 4f
  • "Covers," a 10-minute drama in English, 2f
  • "Jocasta," a 45-minute drama in English, set in the royal bedroom of Jocasta, Queen of ancient Thebes, 2f
  • "Uniform Love," a farce-drama in English, 2m1f
  • "The Woman in the White Jogging Suit," a 50-minute drama in English, 2f

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