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Middaugh, Susan L. (American playwright, writer, 1947-____), Suite 510,

a 10-minute drama in English, set in an office building, late at night, 1992,


    © 1992 by Susan Middaugh;    in  Susan Middaughs Suite 510 (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Author, 1992);    script/rights available from Script available from Susan Middaugh, 1057 Elm Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21227-3935, U.S.A., e-mail smiddaugh@aol.com, telephone: (home) 410536-1956, (work) 410-997-0700, fax 410-997-7260.    Cited by Susan Middaugh via ftp June 11, 2002; Middaugh says,

  §  Dramatis Personae The Intruder (m), 35, avenger; Mary Gallagher (f), 35, freelance writer.

  §  Synopsis Mary is working alone in her office late at night. A man knocks on her door and insists on coming in. She resists; he starts threatening her through the door and accuses her of killing his sister. She tries to get the attention of other people in the building to no avail. Finally, he bursts into the room and tells her hes cut off her phone.

  §  Comment Production requirements: a desk, a chair, few simple props, a door.    Produced by Lebanon Community Theatre, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., summer 2000; Source Theater during its Festival of 10-minute Plays, August 2001, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

  §  Themes fear, hostage, intruder, isolation, murder, office security, threat.

See also Susan Middaughs

  • Such Good Neighbors, a 12-minute drama in English, set in the upstairs bedroom of an urban rowhouse, 3:00 a.m. during the week, 1992, 1m1f

    See also Susan Middaugh and Darrel C. Karls

  • The Power Lunch, a 10-minute comedy in English, set in a television show kitchen, prime time, 1992, 1f (or 1m in drag)


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