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Troy, Mark (American playwright, writer, 1966-____), “Madison Bloody Avenue,”

a 40-minute comedy in English, set in an office, New York City, morning, 1996,

1m1f;

;  •  © 1996 by Mark Troy;  •  in Mark Troy’s Madison Bloody Avenue (Toluca Lake, California, U.S.A.: The Author, 1996);  •  script/rights available from Mark Troy, 248 Hollywood Way, Toluca Lake, California 91505, U.S.A., e-mail mmtbupkus@charter.net.  •  Cited by Mark Troy via ftp September 11, 2002; Troy says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Ira Lefkowitz (m), 45, nervous, at the end of his rope; Betty Sanders (f), 20, brash, sexy, doesn't take "No" for an answer.

  §  Synopsis “Ira Lefkowitz runs one of the top ten ad agencies in New York. When he discovers that someone is trying to kill him, he engages the help of his sex-kitten secretary who turns out to be only interested in one thing: Ira Lefkowitz.

  §  Comment “1 scene, 1 set.  •  This play has been produced in New York and is usually produced with another one-act.”

  §  Themes advertising, love, murder, workplace sexual harassment.

See also Mark Troy’s

  • "Desperation," a 50-minute comedy in English, set in a basement apartment, New York City, evening, 1985, 1m1f (+ 2f nonspeaking)
  • "A Jewish Booty Call," a 45-minute comedy in English, set in a small West End apartment, New York City, evening, 1998, 1m1f
  • "The Misguided Production," a 25-minute comedy in English, set in a small Jewish temple office, morning, 2004, 1m1f
  • "Peking Duck," a 40-minute black comedy in English, set in a Canal Street apartment, New York City, 2000, 1m1f


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