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“Cassanova, Junior Grade”

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Watkins, Gary W. (American playwright, teacher, March 2, 1955-____), “Cassanova, Junior Grade,”

an 8-minute bare-stage youth comedy in English, set in a high school, any school day, 1992,


; • © 1992 by Gary W. Watkins; • in Gary W. Watkins’ Cassanova, Junior Grade (New Castle, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: The Author, 1992) ; • script/rights available from Gary W. Watkins, 2418 Woodland Hills Drive, New Castle, Pennsylvania 16101, U.S.A., e-mail watkins@stagewriteproductions.com, telephone (home) 724 654 6368. • Cited by Gary W. Watkins via ftp November 11, 2004; Watkins says,

§ Dramatis Personae Jeffrey (m), 17, thinks he knows how to handle women; Bethanne (f), 16, a country girl who enjoys taking Jeffrey to grange hall dances; Simone (f), 16, her father just moved their family here from his embassy duty in Madagascar.

§ Synopsis “Jeffrey believes he has found the secret to understanding women. He is dating at the same time Bethanne, a country girl who enjoys taking Jeffrey to grange hall dances, and Simone, whose father just moved their family here from his embassy duty in Madagascar. When the girls finally meet, sparks fly, but they’re not the type Jeffrey expects.

§ Comment “One scene, no set, very simple. • This is a show about guys who think they're so smart coming of age."

§ Themes adolescence, coming of age, courtship, datng, high school, superiority complex.

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