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Jennifer Faletto and Alberto Laurenzana starred
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Barnes, David-Matthew (American playwright, director, writer, 1970-____), “Number 76,”

a 10-minute teenage Latino drama in English, set on a bus stop on a city street in Chicago, U.S.A., a Sunday night in the middle of October, present year,

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  •  © 2000 by David-Matthew Barnes;  •  in David-Matthew Barnes’ Clean (Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.: Author, 2002);  •  script/rights available from DNPAC Productions, Attention: Nick A. Moreno, Literary Manager, 2221 West Giddings Street, Chicago, Illinois 60625, U.S.A., telephone 773-784-0344, fax 773-784-4530, e-mail nmoreno@davidmatthewbarnes.com; contact David-Matthew Barnes at www.davidmatthewbarnes.com. • Cited by David-Matthew Barnes, February 24, 1996, and November 14, 1999.  •  Also cited by Nick A. Moreno, June 30, 2002; Moreno says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Mario (m), 15, Latino; Ana (f), 15, Latina.

  §  Synopsis “A young Latin high school couple emotionally confront his ties to an urban street life and her impending thoughts of suicide.

  §  Comment “'Number 76’ received a world premiere in Chicago. Future productions have been scheduled in New York and Miami. From the writer and director of the Latina-themed film Frozen Stars.”

  §  Themes adulthood, Hispanic, Latino, peer pressure, pregnancy, street life, suicide, teen, urban.
 
See also David-Matthew Barnes’

  • "Are You All Right in There?," a 23-minute teenage comedy-drama in English, set in the upstairs master bathroom of an American home, almost midnight, Friday, in spring, 1995, 1m2f
  • "Baby in the Basement," a 15-minute drama in English, set in the basement of an old, abandoned warehouse in an unnamed American city, a night in March, present, 1m1f
  • "Clean," a 15-minute comedy-drama in English, set at a bus stop in Beverly Hills, California, U.S.A., a Wednesday afternoon, 2002, 2f
  • "False Hopes," a 20-minute drama in English, set in the break room of a corporate office, 2001, 3f
  • "Hour Glass," a 20-minute drama in English, set in the formal dining room of the Caulwells' home, somewhere in Connecticut, U.S.A., Saturday evening, on the brink of spring, present, 1m1f
  • "I Ate Lunch Alone Today," a 25-minute comedy-drama in English, set in a modest one-bedroom apartment, New York City, April, 2002, 2m2f
  • "Stronger Than This," a 20-minute drama in English, set in a modest apartment in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., a rainy night in March, present, 2m1f
  • "Threnody," a 23-minute drama in English, set in a farm house in Central California, summer, 1989, 1m1f
  • "Unrequited," a 15-minute comedy-drama in English, set in a high school supply room, during a high school dance, 2001, 1m1f
  • "Wendy's Hurricane," a 15-minute drama in English, set in a studio apartment near a university in the city of Chicago, middle of January, present, 1m1f


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