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“The Day the Church Picnic Went to Hell”

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Yancey, Dwayne (American playwright, journalist, 1958-____), “The Day the Church Picnic Went to Hell,”

a 5-minute comedy in English, set in a jail cell, a Sunday afternoon, 2004,

1m1f or 2f (1 role is non-gender)

; • © 2004 by Dwayne Yancey; • in Dwayne Yancey’s The Curious Tale of Doctor Lescarbault and the Planet Vulcan (Fincastle, Virginia, U.S.A.: The Author, 2004); • script/rights available from Dwayne Yancey, 1791 Mount Pleasant Church Road, Fincastle, Virginia 24090, U.S.A., e-mail dwayne.yancey@roanoke.com, telephone (home) 540-473-3313, (work) 540-981-3113. • Cited by Dwayne Yancey, via ftp, March 31, 2004; Yancey says,

§ Dramatis Personae Lawyer (m or f), __, trying to bail out Hazel; Hazel, (f), an older woman, inmate.

§ Synopsis “Hazel, an older woman, finds herself in jail after an incident at a church picnic. Her lawyer asks what happened and she gives an account.

§ Comment “____

§ Themes anger, church, jealousy, law, police, religion, personal communication.



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