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Keyser, Catherine (American playwright, 19__-____), “Beautiful Girls,”

a __-minute drama in English, set in _____, 19__,

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  •  in Catherine Keyser’s Beautiful Girls and Other Winning Plays;  •  script/rights available from Baker’s Plays, 100 Chauncy Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111-1783, U.S.A., telephone 617-482-1280, fax 617-482-7613; Western Representative, Samuel French, Inc., 7623 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, California 90046, U.S.A., telephone 213-876-0570, fax 213-876-6882; Canadian Representative, Samuel French, Ltd., 80 Richmond Street East, Toronto M5C 1P1, Canada, telephone 416-363-3536, fax 416-363-1108; bakersplays.com, http://www.bakersplays.com, accessed August 16, 2000, says,

  §  Dramatis Personae _____ (m), Faith’s new boyfriend; Faith (f), self-conscious; _____ (f), Faith’s younger sister.

  §  Synopsis “Young Faith hopes to impress her new boyfriend by inviting him over for dinner with her family. But how can a ‘dependable’ girl win the guy of her dreams when her mysteriously captivating younger sister enchants him without even trying? And when her mother is making it even more difficult by being . . . herself? While a menacing storm approaches, the evening gets tenser and stranger . . . .

  §  Comment “. . . [T]he unraveling drama mirrors the young man’s play to the letter. Though acutely self-conscious, Faith learns what she is worth and that sometimes what you dream is not what it appears.  •  Interior set.  •  Winner of the 1996 Baker’s Plays High School Playwriting Contest.”

  §  Themes courtship, dinner, enchantment, family, honesty, invitation, new boyfriend, self-esteem, storm.
 

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