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Freedman, Colette (American playwright, writer, actor, producer, 1971-____), “Field Hockey Legs,” a 10-minute comedy in English, set in an art studio, 2:15 p.m., Monday, 2003,


; • © 2003 by Colette Freedman; • in Colette Freedman’s Field Hockey Legs (Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.: The Author, 2003) ; • script/rights available from Writers Guild of America, west, Inc., 7000 West Third Street, Los Angeles, California 90048, U.S.A., 323-951-4000, 800-548-4532, fax 323-782-4800; contact Colette Freedman, 1527 North Orange Grove Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90046, U.S.A., e-mail zaftig@sbcglobal.net, telephone (home) 213-705-1782. • Cited by Colette Freedman via ftp October 17, 2003; Freedman says,

§ Dramatis Personae Nell (f), __, beautiful; Zora (f), __, saftig (hefty, juicy, pleasingly plump, Rubenesque, buxom, embonpoint, voluptuous).

§ Synopsis “Zora is painting her haughty sister Nell’s portrait. As Nell complains about Zora’s skin, weight and financial status, Zora quietly takes the abuse and continues to paint, ‘capturing Nell's image,’ When she can no longer stand the abuse, Zora stands up to her sister, enlightening her about some uncomfortable sisterly facts before she reveals Nell’s captured image.

§ Comment “Ideally, the character of Nell should be clothed in a strategically placed sheet. Zora will need an easel and canvas which is not revealed until the end of the play.” • Colette Freedman has worked with Tom Cats Theatre Company, 517 Alandele Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90036, U.S.A., 323-938-8238, and has done a few television shows and independent movies.

§ Themes artist, beauty, botox, field hockey, finances, stock, weight.

See also Colette Freedman’s

  • "Bridesmaid #3," a 10-minute comedy in English, set at a bar at a wedding, 7:00 p.m., Saturday, 2003, 1m1f
  • "Diamond's Aren't Forever," a 10-minute farce in English, set in Schwartz's Funeral Parlor, half past noon, 2004, 2m2f
  • "First to the Egg," a bare-stage 10-minute comedy in English, set in a Fallopian Tube, Saturday Night, 2003, 3m1f
  • "Rock, Paper, Scissors," a 10-minute political bare-stage comedy in English, set in an oval office, 1m2f
  • "Serial Killer Barbie," a bare-stage 10-minute black comedy in English, 4f
  • "Shoshanah's Shabbat," a 10-minute black comedy in English, set in Shoshanah's bare apartment, 6:23 p.m., Friday, 2002, 2m1f
  • "Soap Boxing," a 10-minute social drama in English, set in a metaphorical Garden of Eden, 2004, 1m1f

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Page mounted October 20, 2003, and updated October 22, 2003, June 20, March 25, October 9, 18, 2004, June 30, 2005, by the Webmaster.

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