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“Breakfast with Tiffany”

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Davies, Gareth (British playwright, 1980-20__), “Breakfast with Tiffany,”

a 40-minute tragi-comedy in English, set in a one-room bedsit, morning, the day of a wedding, 2000,


 •  © 2000 by Gareth Davies; in Gareth Davies’ Breakfast with Tiffany (Oswestry, Shropshire, United Kingdom: The Author, 2000);  •  script/rights available from Gareth Davies, 13 Oak Drive, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 2RU, United Kingdom, telephone (home) 07970 659639, e-mail the_wise_llama@hotmail.com.  •  Cited by G. Davies, via ftp February 2, 2000; Davies says,

 §  Dramatis Personae Jack (m), a young men about to be married; Tiffany (f), Jack's long term lover.

 §  Synopsis “Last night was Jack’s Stag Party. Today is his wedding day. Jack and Tiffany go back a long way, but that is all about to change. This afternoon, Jack is to marry Kate, and Tiffany is determined that he gets to the church on time. But their passion for each other knows no bounds, and both are determined that a little thing like marriage won’t quell the fire of their love. Except this isn’t about love, it’s about a baby, and when she realises, Tiffany lays her heart on the line in order that Jack does the right thing by fatherhood. It’s the end of the line for Jack and Tiffany.

 §  Comment “Is it the beginning of a beautiful relationship for Jack and Kate?  •  Two scenes, both set in the same room, occur minutes apart. No special effects, lighting, or scenery. ”

 §  Themes family, fatherhood, love, marriage, parenthood, passion, pregnancy, relationship, responsibility, wedding day.
See also Gareth Davies’

  • Conversations with a Twenty-Four Piece Dinner Service,” a 30-minute comedy drama in English, set in a modern bathroom, mid-afternoon, April, 2000, 1m1f
  • Syllabub Hotel,” a 30-minute drama in English, set in an anonymous hotel room, mid-afternoon, the final Friday of a regular two- month span, 2000, 1m1f
  • Three Men in a Basket,” a 40-minute tragi-comedy in English set in a hot-air balloon, February, 2000, 3m or 3f

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