Booth, Roy C. (American playwright, comic book/games/book store owner, educator, 1965-____), and Michael Paslawski (American playwright, writer, 1977-____), “Grandpa Jim Is Dead,”
a 10-minute comedy in English, set in an apartment living room, 2003.
; • © 2003 by Roy C. Booth and Michael Paslawski; • in Roy C. Booth and Michael Paslawski’s Grandpa Jim Is Dead (Bovey, Minnesota, U.S.A.: The Authors, 2003); • script/rights available from Roy C. Booth, P.O. Box 512, Bovey, Minnesota 55709, U.S.A., telephone (home) 218-245-3631, e-mail email@example.com; contact Michael Paslawski, 3738 Cranbrook Drive, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55110, U.S.A., e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. • Cited by Roy C. Booth via ftp, July 1, 2003; Booth says,
§ Dramatis Personae Bob (m), 30, husband; Karen (f), 28, wife.
§ Synopsis “A humerous wrong number cell phone catastrophe greatly influences a young couple’s future TV viewing habits.
§ Comment “Only things needed for this play are a sofa, a cell phone, a date book, a pen, some tissues, and two actors. A TV is optional. • The play is set to be performed at the Elephant Theater in Hollywood during summer, 2003. Details on the company forthcoming."
§ Themes cell phone, death, relationships, TV viewing habits, wrong number.
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