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Jolly, Arthur M. (aka Arthur Jolly, American playwright, writer, actor, stuntman, 1969-____), “Howie's Last Words,”

a 10-minute bare-stage drama in English, set in a bedroom, 2004,


; • © 2004 by Arthur M. Jolly; • in Arthur M. Jolly’s Howie's Last Words (Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.: The Author, 2004); • script/rights available from Arthur Jolly, 13800 Tahiti Way Box BB4 Marina Del Rey, California 90292, jollyarthur@hotmail.com, www.arthurjolly.com, (home) phone (702) 203-6941. • Cited by Arthur M. Jolly via ftp August 6, 2004; Jolly says,

§ Dramatis Personae Howard (m), 35, stuntman, Lacy’s husband; Lacy (f), 35, Howard’s wife.

§ Synopsis “Howard comes home after an almost-catastrophic fire stunt. Lacy, his wife, gives him an ultimatum—choosing between her or his career.

§ Comment “No sets, one sound effect and lighting effect if possible. Some adult language that could be easily toned down if not venue-appropriate. No fees or royalties associated with this play. • A.M. Jolly is author of Grumble Soup [n.p.: Writers Club Press, 2002, ISBN 0595238483, 112 pp.], which is available on amazon.com and bn.com. Other plays include ‘Circus Schism’ and ‘The Principal of the Thing.’ Previous works have been published in Antimatters Magazine, Reader's Break, and The Fight Master. He writes in between working as a stunt performer and helicopter pilot.”

§ Themes career, death, head, mind game, stunt, surprise, twist, scare.

See also Arthur M. Jolly's

  • "Better by Candlelight," a 10-minute bare-stage drama in English, set in a bedroom, late at night, 2005, 1m1f
  • "Tiger in a Cage," a 15-minute bare-stage drama in English, set in a jail cell, Monday morning, 2005, 1m1f

This Website continues under construction and welcomes new citations and comments.

Page mounted November 4, 2004, and updated November 14, 2004, October 9, 10, 2005, by the Webmaster.

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