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Williams, Karin Diann (American playwright, 1964-____), “Sunrise,”

a 45-minute comedy-drama in English, set in any urban locale, 1990,

1m1f;

  •  © 1990 by Karin Diann Williams;  •  script/rights available from Karin Diann Williams, PO Box 127778, San Diego, California 92112-7778, U.S.A., e-mail karindiann@onebox.com, telephone (home) 619-388-2045, (work) 619-251-5492.  •  Cited by Karin Diann Williams, via e-mail June 20, 2000; Williams says,

  § Dramatis Personae Nellie (f), 19, a runaway; Johanne (m), 31,  a vampire.

  § Synopsis  “Nellie ran away from home to become an apprentice vampire with Johanne Moore, about whom she heard in the Weekly Star. But she didn't expect that Johanne to fall in love with her or that  the busboy from her night-shift waitress job would make her pregnant. Now she and Johanne have one more night together.

  § Comment “Will Johanne and Nellie transmogrify into bats and fly away? Or will Johanne kill himself at sunrise?  •  Premiered at the CenterStage Theatre, Albuquerque, NM, 1990. One scene. No special staging requirements. ”

  § Themes blood, choice, literacy, love, teen pregnancy, transmogrification, sex, tabloid, vampire.

See also Karin Diann Williams’
  • Head,” a 45-minute comedy-drama, set anywhere, 1996, 3f
  • "Mel Is A Strange Girl," a 45-minute comedy-drama, set in a modern urban locale, 2m2f
  • Susan, Katrina and Jill,” a 45-minute comedy-drama, set a room with a double bed, 1989, 1m1f
  • The World,” a 45-minute comedy-drama, set in a small city in New Mexico, 1964, 2m2f

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