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Lazarian, Kristen (American playwright, 1968-____), “Rice,”

a 15-minute comedy, in English, set in the dining room, one rainy evening, 1996,

1m1f;

 •  © 1996 by Kristen Lazarian;  •  script/rights available from Kristen Lazarian, telephone (work) 213-662-5802, fax 213-662-5802, e-mail KLazarian@aol.com.  •  Cited Kristen Lazarian via ftp, June 13, 1998; Lazarian says,

 §  Dramatis Personae Nolan (m), husband; _____ (f), wife.

 §  Synopsis Nolan comes home from work thinking that he’s in for a nice home-cooked dinner—a rare treat from a wife who doesn’t know how to cook.

 §  Comment “What he gets in return is the biggest surprise of his mostly oblivious life. Single dining room set required.”

 §  Themes cookery, dinner, home, work.

See also Kristen Lazarian’s:
  • Blue,” a 15-minute drama in English, set in Carissa’s art studio, a rainy evening, 1994, 1m1f
  • Intimate Distances,” a 40-minute comedy-drama in English, set in Jane’s home, Carter’s home, a restaurant, February 10, 1996, and 1998, 1m1f
  • Joy Ride,” a 20-minute comic satire in English, set in an elevator, 1998, 2m2f
  • The Other Side of Meaning,” a 12-minute dramedy in English, set in outside a university classroom, 1998, 1m1f
  • Recovery,” a 35-minute comedy in English, set in living room, during three years, 1996-1999, 2f
  • So Nice to See You,”a 25-minute comedy in English, set in office, coffeehouse, supermarket, party, airport, 1998,1m1f

  • Sophisticated Barflies,” 15-minute comedy in English, set in a bar, 1998, 2f

     

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