Borden, William (American playwright, novelist, poet, January 27, 1938-____), “Dirty Laundry,”
a 10-minute drama in English, set in a laundromat, daytime, 2000,
1m1f; • © 2000 by William Borden; • script/rights available from William Borden, 10514 Turtle River Lake Rd. NE, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601, U.S.A., e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone (home) 218-586-2765, fax 218-586-2765. • Cited by William Borden via ftp September 29, 2001; Borden says,
§ Dramatis Personae Serena (f), been around the block a few times, but she still turns heads; Bob (m), yearns for adventure but backs off when he finds it—until now.
§ Synopsis “Serena, wearing only a raincoat, has been around the block a few times but still turns heads. She teaches Bob, a frustrated writer who yearns for adventure but backs off when he finds it, something about inspiration and perspiration as they wash clothes in a run-down laundromat in a two-bit one-horse town.
§ Comment “Productions: Delaware Theatre Company Ten Minute Play Festival, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A., July 23, 2001. CollaborAction Theatre Company, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., February 23-March 5, 2000. Finalist, Actors Theatre of Louisville 1999 Ten Minute Play Contest, Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.”
§ Themes laundry, sex, strong woman, suspense, writing.
See also William Borden’s:
“Recognition,” a 10-minute drama in English, set at a table in a restaurant, afternoon, 2000, 2m2f
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