a 12-minute comedy in English, set in Mom’s kitchen, 8:30 a.m., Monday, October 14, 2002,
• © 2002 by Fred Sahner; • in Fred Sahner’s The Anchor at Rest (New York: The Author, 2002); • script available from Fred Sahner, 2 Stuyvesant Oval 11B, New York, New York 10009, U.S.A., telephone (home) 212-460-5811, e-mail email@example.com; • script available from WGA East, 555 West 57th Street, New York, New York 10019, U.S.A.. • Cited by Fred Sahner via ftp September 16, 2002; Sahner says,
§ Dramatis Personae Steve Stiles (m), 35, an egotistical TV news anchor; Mom (f), 58, Steve’s forbearing mother.
§ Synopsis “Sitting in her kitchen, Mom is suffering through a visit from her son, Steve. He's an egotistical TV news anchor, who can't relate in anything but TV talk. Mom learns something that puts Steve in a new, now lovable light.
§ Comment “One scene. A table and two chairs. Their are no other needs.”
§ Themes egoism, family, forbearance, media, mother-child relationship, perspective. See also Fred Sahner’s
This Website continues under construction and welcomes new citations and comments.
Page mounted September
21, 2002, and updated September 22, 2002, April 3, November 5, 2003, by the Webmaster.
There is a there there with a correct click.
Scarecrow Press, Inc.
4720 Boston Way, Lanham,
Maryland 20706, U.S.A.
telephone 800-462-6420 or 301-459-3366, fax 800-338-4550
4 Pleydell Gardens, Folkestone,
Kent CT20 2DN, England
Both volumes of this guidebook
are available in 2-3 days from