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Middaugh, Susan L. (American playwright, writer, 1947-____), and Darrel C. Karl (American playwright, 19__-____), “The Power Lunch,”

a 10-minute comedy in English, set in a television show kitchen, prime time, 1992,

1f (or 1m in drag);

  •  © 1992 by Susan Middaugh and Darrel C. Karl;  •  in  Susan Middaugh and Darrel C. Karl’s The Power Lunch (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Authors, 1992);  •  script/rights available from Susan Middaugh, 1057 Elm Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21227-3935, U.S.A., e-mail smiddaugh@aol.com, telephone: (home) 410536-1956, (work) 410-997-0700, fax 410-997-7260; or from Darrel C. Karl, 7809 Stable Way, Potomac, Maryland 20854, U.S.A., telephone 301-983-5691, e-mail  karld@finnegan.com.  •  Cited by Susan Middaugh via ftp June 18, 2002; Middaugh says,

  §  Dramatis Persona Julia Child (f, or m in drag), 80, cooking guru.

  §  Synopsis “Julia Child offers political commentary on the shenanigans in Washington, D.C., as she prepares a special lunch.

  §  Comment “A spoof on Julia Child, who may be played by a large woman or a man in drag for comic effect. She wears an apron and stands before a kitchen island or chopping block. A few kitchen utensils are needed.”

  §  Themes Child (Julia Child, America’s most famous and  influential chef, 1912-____), cooking show, food, political commentary,  lunch, spoof, satire, television, Washington power brokers.
 

See also Susan Middaugh’s
  • Such Good Neighbors,” a 12-minute drama in English, set in the upstairs bedroom of an urban rowhouse, 3:00 a.m. during the week, 1992, 1m1f
  • Suite 510,” a 10-minute drama in English, set in an office building, late at night, 1992, 1m1f
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