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Hosking, Sandra K. (American playwright, teacher, journalist, 1969-____), “Twilight Nutcracker,”

a 20-minute comedy-drama in English, set on a front porch, late afternoon, 2002,

1m3f;

  •  © 2000 by Sandra K. Hosking; in Sandra K. Hosking’s Twilight Nutcracker (Newman Lake, Washington, U.S.A.: The Author, 2000);  •  script/rights available from Sandra K. Hosking, 5819 North Vincent, Newman Lake, Washington  99025, U.S.A., telephone (home) 509-226-2133, e-mail sandykayz@cs.com, www.geocities.com/sandykayz.  •  Cited by Sandra K. Hosking, via ftp November 22, 2002; Hosking says,

  §  Dramatis Philip (m), 38, Flo’s son who has come to take Flo to his city; Flo (f), 52, Evie's friend, a widow; Evie (f), 52, Flo’s longtime friend; Laura (f), 37, Evie’s daughter who is undergoing chemotherapy.

  §  Synopsis “Evie's longtime friend, Flo, is moving away to be closer to her son. Flo visits Evie in order to unload some of her belongings. Evie rejects them and has an even harder time saying good-bye.”

  §  Comment Sandra Hosking teaches workshops at Spokane Civic Theatre and at various places in Spokane, Washington, U.S.A. She a reporter at the Journal of Business newspaper, in Spokane, Washington, U.S.A.

  §  Themes family, friendship, good-bye, mother-son relationship, mother-daughter relationship, relocation, retirement.

See also Sandra K. Hosking’s

  • "Bemused," (formerly "A Musing"), a 30-minute comedy, set in an apartment, 2001, 2m1f
  • "Detention," a 25-minute black comedy in English, set in a classroom, 1997, 1m1f
  • "Detours," a 25-minute comedy in English, set on a highway, mid-morning, 2002, 2m2f
  • "The Fast Track," a 10-minute comedy in English, set in Limbo, or something like it, anytime, 2m2f or 3m1f
  • "Fortune's Fool," a 10-minute or 25-minute comedy in English, set in a palm reader's shop, about 3 a.m., 2000, 1m1f
  • "Homecoming," a 10-minute drama, set in a living room, afternoon, 2004, 2m2f
  • "Jacob's Shoe," a 10-minute drama in English, set in a Nazi labor camp, WW II, day, 1m3f
  • "Jessica's Last Day," a 25-minute comedy, set in an office, the present (2004), 2m2f
  • "Object Lesson," a 35-minute drama in English, set in area staging, 1998, 2m1f
  • "Romeo & Juliet: Part II," a 25-minute farce in English, set in the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. Montague, Verona, Italy, 14 years after the tomb, about 1609 (17th century), 2m1f
  • "Scribbledoodle," a 20-minute absurd comedy in English, set in a room in a house, any time of day, 2000, 1m3f
  • "Sexy Greenspan," a 30-minute comedy in English, set a company lunchroom, lunchtime, early 1997, 1m2f
  • "What's Mine Is Mine," a 10-minute black comedy in English, set in a living room, anytime, 1m1f

This Website continues under construction and welcomes new citations and comments.

Page mounted November 26, 2002, and updated January 31, February 1, June 8, 2004, by the Webmaster.
 
 

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