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Papadopoulos, Peter (aka Peter J. Papadopoulos, American playwright, actor, teacher, 1969-____), “He She by the Sea,”

a 10-minute drama in English, set on a beach, afternoon, present,

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; • © 2004 by Peter Papadopoulos; • in Peter Papadopoulos’ He She by the Sea (Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S.A.: The Author, 2004); • script/rights available from Peter Papadopoulos, 525 South 6th Street, Apartment 16, Terre Haute, Indiana 47807, U.S.A., e-mail Peter@Peterpop.com, telephone (home) 860-655-0290, http://www.peterpop.com/playwriting.html. • Cited by Peter Papadopoulos via ftp November 27, 2004; Papadopoulos says,

§ Dramatis Personae He (m), 18-35, a lover; She (f), 18-35, a lover.

§ Synopsis “Lights rise on He and She at the beach, represented by a beach towel and the sound of the ocean waves. She compliments He on the wedding ring he surprised her with that morning. He talks about how bad the ocean smells. He asks here what causes the stink, and does She think that this is why they are alone at the beach—their favorite getaway spot. As the two continue to talk, they fall into arguing over the trying events that brought them to the shore. She is pregnant with his baby.

§ Comment “But everything is not as it seems, and further revelations bring this play to a startling emotional climax. • “The plays of Peter Papadopoulos have received seven productions across the United States. . . . His plays have won numerous awards and honors. . . . He . . . teaches playwriting and acting at Indiana State University [200 North Seventh Street, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809-9989, U.S.A.].” • More: “His plays have been produced at numerous theaters including Bedlam Studios in Minneapolis [Minnesota, U.S.A.], Drake University [Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.A.], and Trinity College in Hartford [Connecticut, U.S.A.]. His play ‘In the Cool Cool Cool’ [a 10-minute drama] was a selection at the Boston Theatre Works Unbound Festival 2000 [Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.], and ‘Last Love’ was a selection the Byrdcliffe Theater Works Festival [Woodstock, New York, U.S.A.] in 2004. Visit his website to read samples of his plays!”—StoryFoundry.com, http://storyfoundry.com/source/pwlisting.cfm?playwright=25, accessed November 27, 2004.

§ Themes babies, courtship, dating, engagement, hate, intolerance, love, marriage, ocean, passion, pregnancy, psychology, race, reconciliation, ring, tourist beach.

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