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Wilner, Sheri (American playwright, 1969-____), “Joan of Arkansas,”

a 10-minute comedy-drama in English, set in a college library, early summer,

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  •  © 2000 by Sheri Wilner, 221 West 15th Street #1FE, New York, New York 10011, U.S.A., e-mail sheriwilner@hotmail.com;  •  script/rights available from Chris Till, Writers and Artists Agency, 19 West 44th Street, Suite 1000, New York, New York 10036, U.S.A., telephone 212-391-1112.  •  Cited by Sheri Wilner via ftp August 17, 2001; Wilner  says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Dennis (m), 23, student; Laura (f), 28, student.

  §  Synopsis “Boy meets girl when a bird becomes trapped in their college library. Their efforts to catch the bird bring them together, until the issue of freedom arises.

  §  Comment “’Joan of Arkansas’ has been produced by the Actors Theatre of Louisville, and read at New Georges (NYC) and New York Performance Works.”

  §  Themes animal rights, bird, boy meets girl, college, first encounter, freedom, library, relationships, trap.
 

See also Sheri Wilner’s
  • Bake-Off,” a 20-minute comedy-drama in English, set on the cooking floor of the Pillsbury Bake-Off, 2m1f
  • Hunger,” a 65-minute comedy-drama in English, set on a small cottage on a Nantucket beach, 2m1f
  • Little Death of a Salesman,” a 20-minute drama in English, set in the lobby of the Standish Arms Hotel, 1m1f

  • Relative Strangers,” a 35-minute comedy-drama in English, set on an airplane, 3f

     

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