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Sanders, DJ (American playwright, teacher, 1973-____), “People Watching,”

a 10-minute comedy in English, set anywhere, now,

1m1f (variable casting);

  •  © 2001; in DJ Sanders’ People Watching (Odessa, Texas, U.S.A.: Brooklyn Publishing Company, 2001), ISBN 1-931000-64-6;  •  script/rights available from Brooklyn Publishing Company, 1841 Cord Street, Odessa, Texas 79762, U.S.A., telephone 888-473-8521, fax 915-368-0340. Sample of script at DJ Sanders’ website, http://djsanders.fictioncity.com. Contact DJ Sanders, 6650 Oakland, Apartment 3N, St. Louis, Missouri 63139, U.S.A., e-mail djsanders@terra.es.  •  Cited by DJ Sanders via e-mail, March 14, 2002; Sanders says,

  §  Dramatis Personae “APW (m or f), any age or race, Amateur People Watcher; PPW (m or f), any age or race, Professional People Watcher.

  §  Synopsis “It’s the great untapped sport—People Watching! An amateur and a professional hone their skills.

  §  Comment “The audience is treated to great Theatre of the Absurd, a quick, razor-sharp comedy with plenty of bite! This script is ideal for the forensics and speech competition markets. It requires no set and no costumes.”

  §  Themes ten-minute format, comedy, absurdity, theatre of the absurd.
 

See also DJ Sanders’
  • "The Present," a 30-minute absurdist comedy-drama in English, set in Raspberry's apartment, 1997, 2m, 2f, or 1m1f
  • "Three Bullets," a 35-minute drama in English, set in the Richard's bedroom, late evening, 1997, 2m1f
  • "Very Experimental: a play about you," a 10-minute absurdist comedy in English, set in two seats in a theatre, 1997, 2m, 2f, or 1m1f
  • "Vacas Locas: An Ode to Mad Cow Disease," a 10-minute comedy in English, set in an open field in the United States, day, 2001, 2m, 2f, or 1m1f
  • "White Horses," a 40-minute prequel in four scenes to Ibsen's Rosmersholm in English, set in the living room of Rosmersholm, Norway, June, 1885, 3f

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Page mounted April 28, 2002, and updated May 5, 2004, by the site Webmaster.

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