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Troy, Mark (American playwright, writer, 1966-____), “A Jewish Booty Call,”

a 45-minute comedy in English, set in a small West End apartment, New York City, evening, 1998,

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;  •  © 1998 by Mark Troy;  •  in Mark Troy’s A Jewish Booty Call (Toluca Lake, California, U.S.A.: The Author, 1998);  •  script/rights available from Mark Troy, 248 Hollywood Way, Toluca Lake, California 91505, U.S.A., e-mail mmtbupkus@charter.net.  •  Cited by Mark Troy via ftp September 12, 2002; Troy says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Jeffrey Cornsteinberg (m), 35, Jewish suitor, strange, eccentric dresser, over-the-top and unreal on whom anyone would slam the door; Nadine (f), 35, sweet, innocently-sexy, quiet, demure, Italian/Jewish looking.

  §  Synopsis “Jeffrey Cornsteinberg has no idea that when his friend sets him up with the sexy and quiet Nadine, that she is in the midst of funeral arrangements for her beloved grandfather. But Jeffrey is all testosterone, and not even that could stop him from trying to get a quick lay.

  §  Comment “simple box set. 1 scene.  •  ‘A Jewish Booty Call’ has been produced at Theatre-Studio, New York City, after which it was moved to the Next Stage Theatre, Los Angeles, California.  Both were long, successful runs.”

  §  Themes cockiness, courtship, family, Jewish culture, love, mourning, quick lay, sitting shiva.

See also Mark Troy’s
  • "Desperation," a 50-minute comedy in English, set in a basement apartment, New York City, evening, 1985, 1m1f (+ 2f nonspeaking)
  • "Madison Bloody Avenue," a 40-minute comedy in English, set in an office, New York City, morning, 1996, 1m1f
  • "The Misguided Production," a 25-minute comedy in English, set in a small Jewish temple office, morning, 2004, 1m1f
  • "Peking Duck," a 40-minute black comedy in English, set in a Canal Street apartment, New York City, 2000, 1m1f

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Page mounted September 20, 2002, and updated October 22, 2003, and updated November 22, 2003, February 15, 2004, by the Webmaster.



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