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Sahner, Fred (American playwright, writer, 1935-____), “The Naked Truth,”

a 12-minute romantic comedy in English, set in a small kitchen, 8:00 a.m., Saturday morning, September 14, 2002,

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  •  © 2002 by Fred Sahner;  •  in Fred Sahner’s The Naked Truth (New York: The Author, 2002);  •  script/rights available from Writers Guild of America, East, 555 West 57th Street, Suite 1230, New York, New York 10019, U.S.A., telephone (212-767-7800, fax 212-582-1909; contact Fred Sahner, 2 Stuyvesant Oval 11B, New York, New York 10009, U.S.A., telephone (home) 212-460-5811, e-mail fsahner@yahoo.com.   •  Cited by Fred Sahner via ftp September 16, 2002; Sahner says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Robert (m), 35, Loretta’s husband; Loretta (f), 35, Robert’s wife.

  §  Synopsis “It is the morning after for Loretta and Robert. Arriving home early the previous night, Robert found his wife, Loretta, in bed with another man. But now, faced with his anger, the unfazed wife turns the tables and has her husband on the defensive. They find their love is stronger than any fling . . . , maybe.

  §  Comment “One scene. A simple table and two chairs. There are no other needs.”

  §  Themesdelicto flagrante, infidelity, marriage, morning after, tables turned.

See also Fred Sahner’s

  • "Among the Missing," a 12-minute romantic comedy in English, set in a kitchen, 8:30 a.m., Friday a.m., early spring, 2003, 2m1f
  • "The Anchor at Rest," a 12-minute comedy in English, set in Mom's  kitchen, 8:30 a.m., Monday, October 14, 2002, 1m1f
  • "Before She Leaves," a 12-minute family drama in English, set in a kitchen, Sunday evening, 2003, 2f
  • "Change of Heart," a 12-minute romantic comedy in English, set in the living room of the ex-wife, 3:00 p.m., Saturday afternoon, October, 2002, 1m1f
  • "Family Matters," a 12-minute comedy in English, set in a hospital room, evening, October, 2002, 3m1f
  • "The License," an 11-minute comedy in English, set in a County Clerk's office, Friday afternoon, October, 2002, 2m2f
  • "A Moving Experience," an 11-minute drama in English, set in an empty suburban living room, 2:00 p.m., Monday, October, 2002, 2m1f
  • "Missing Person," a 10-minute drama in English, set on a patio outside a ballroom, 10:00 p.m., Saturday evening, September, 2002, 1m2f
  • "The Naked Truth," a 12-minute romantic comedy in English, set in a small kitchen, 8:00 a.m., Saturday morning, September 14, 2002, 1m1f
  • "Reality Check," a 14-minute comedy-drama in English, set in a subway tunnel, New York City, Friday p.m., spring, 2003, 2m
  • "Sudden Exposure," a 12-minute romantic comedy in English, set in a restaurant, 2003, 2m1f
  • "Ties That Bind," a 12-minute family drama in English, set in a kitchen, 2:00 p.m, Wednesday, March,  2003, 2m


 

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