Hosking, Sandra (American
playwright, teacher, journalist, 1969-____), “Fortune’s Fool,”
a 10-minute or 25-minute
comedy in English, set in a palm reader's shop, about 3 a.m., 2000,
2000 by Sandra Hosking); • script/rights available from Sandra
K. Hosking, 5819 North Vincent, Newman Lake, Washington 99025,
U.S.A., telephone (home) 509-226-2133, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, www.geocities.com/sandykayz.
• Cited by Sandra Hosking, via ftp February 1, 2001; Hosking says,
Personae Jack (m), 25, has a girlfriend, stylish; Selena (f), 25, a
fortune teller, a single mother.
“Jack enters the palm-reader’s shop one night after the bars close. Selena
is up late playing cards and offers to read his palm. He is skeptical of
fortune telling and fortune tellers. Each takes a turn making assumptions
about the other, finding that generalizations about people are never right.
Or, are they?
“Single set.” • Sandra Hosking is director of education at
Spokane Civic Theatre, where she also has stage managed and acted in many
productions. She a reporter at the Journal
of Business newspaper, in Spokane, Washington, U.S.A.
class relations, race.
"Bemused," (formerly "A Musing"),
a 30-minute comedy, set in an apartment, 2001, 2m1f
a 25-minute black comedy in English, set in a classroom, 1997, 1m1f
a 25-minute comedy in English, set on a highway, mid-morning, 2002, 2m2f
"The Fast Track,"
a 10-minute comedy in English, set in Limbo, or something like it, anytime, 2m2f or 3m1f
a 10-minute drama, set in a living room, afternoon, 2004, 2m2f
a 10-minute drama in English, set in a Nazi labor camp, WW II, day, 1m3f
"Jessica's Last Day,"
a 25-minute comedy, set in an office, the present (2004), 2m2f
a 35-minute drama in English, set in area staging, 1998, 2m1f
"Romeo & Juliet: Part II,"
a 25-minute farce in English, set in the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. Montague, Verona, Italy, 14 years after the tomb, about 1609 (17th century), 2m1f
a 20-minute absurd comedy in English, set in a room in a house, any time of day, 2000, 1m3f
a 30-minute comedy in English, set a company lunchroom, lunchtime, early 1997, 1m2f
a 20-minute comedy-drama in English, set on a front porch, late afternoon, 2002, 1m3f
"What's Mine Is Mine,"
a 10-minute black comedy in English, set in a living room, anytime, 1m1f
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