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Ferrante, Bob Jude (American playwright, 1959-____), “Men’s,”

a 10-minute comedy in English, set in a restaurant, by the door to men’s room, 8:00 p.m., 2000,


  •  © 2000 by Bob Jude Ferrante;  •  script/rights available from Bob Jude Ferrante, P. O. Box 515, Old Chelsea Station, New York City, New York 10011, U.S.A., e-mail jude@pipeline.com, telephone (home) 718-421-6977, http://www.pipeline.com/~jude.  •  Cited by Bob Jude Ferrante, via ftp March 13, 2000; Ferrante says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Mac (m), 35, black hair and blue eyes, from Brooklyn, with more pronounced “City” manner than Colleen; Colleen (f), 33, pretty with black hair and blue eyes, from Queens.

  §  Synopsis “A lady bangs on the door to the men’s room in a restaurant. These two strangers, one spurned, the other widowed, fight, flirt, and find each other kind.

  § Comment “Bob Jude Ferrante is a member of the Dramatists Guild and is Managing Director of NY Play Development, a free service organization for NYC-area playwrights. As a director, Mr. Ferrante oversaw the first US production of Edward Bond’s The Bundle (Kenyon College, 1981) and Mamta Landerman’s Life of Krishna (1983 Gandhi Festival, San Francisco CA), and several of his own plays.”

  §  Themes first encounter, flirtation, kindness, widowhood.

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