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Nyren, Chuck (American playwright, writer, creative strategist, consultant, copywriter focused on Baby Boomer demography, sociology and culture, 1950-____), “Break Up,”

a 25-minute comedy in English, set in the protagonist’s mind, evening, 1997,

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; • © 1997 by Chuck Nyren; • in Chuck Nyren’s Break Up (Snohomish, Washington, U.S.A.: The Author, 1997); • script/rights available from Chuck Nyren, e-mail cdnyren@reporters.net. • Cited by Chuck Nyren, via ftp November 29, 1998; Nyren says,

§ Dramatis Personae George (m), would-be ex-lover; Girlfriend (f), about-to-be ex-lover.

§ Synopsis “George, making a list of ways to break up with his girlfriend, says, ‘Anyway, I’ve made a list here . . . and I’ve narrowed it down to four possibilities.’ He envisions the ways and drives her away, but she has the parting shot.

§ Comment “A semi-psychotic episode. Cerebral slapstick. Easy to do. No sets required.” • Full script online at http://home.earthlink.net/~cdnyren/breakup.htm, accessed November 9, 2004.

§ Themes perspective, psychology, psychosis, slapstick.

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