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Turner, Brian (New Zealand playwright, 1936- ), "Starlight,"

a 20-minute comedy in English set in a lounge at night,

1m1f,

© 1994 by Brian Turner, script/rights available from Brian Turner, 26 Beach Road, Te Horo 6470, New Zealand, e-mail b.turner@actrix.gen.nz, telephone (home, NZ) 06-364-3466, (work) 06-364-3466. Cited to Webmaster by playwright via e-mail, May 25, 1997; Turner says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Don (m), 30-42; Jan (f), 30-42

  §  Synopsis "A happily-married couple sit in their lounge at night looking at the stars and talking about the night they first met. Nothing much happens.

  §  Comment "The set is simple, and no complex lighting plot or sound effects are required. The one scene is in real time. Stagecraft Theatre 1993 staged two productions of preliminary versions-both directed by David Stephens. Anne Elliot-Smith produced the final version for Corner Theatre 1994."

  §  Themes ______, __, ______, ________.
 

See also Brian Turner's:
  • " Clownes ," a bare-stage 50-minute absurdity in English set in the domain of dreams, at no time, 1m1f
  • " Dreamers ," a 30-minute romance in English set in Wellington, New Zealand, at various times, 1m1f
  • " Knitting ," a 25-minute absurd black comedy in English set in a faded Edwardian lounge (any country), anytime, 1m2f or 3f

  • " Magpies ," a 35-minute drama in English set in any large city, 1990, 1m1f

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