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Dubin, Kitty A. (American playwright, professor of playwriting, 1945-____), “Mimi and Me,”

a 15-minute comedy in English, set in a nursing home, afternoon, 1998,

2f;

  •  © 1998 by Kitty A. Dubin;  •  in Kitty A. Dubin’s Mimi and Me (Birmingham, Michigan, U.S.A.: The Author, 1998);  •  script/rights available from Kitty Dubin, 380 Wimbleton Road, Birmingham, Michigan. 48009, U.S.A., e-mail writerkd@aol.com, telephone (home) 248 642-5636, fax 248 642-5636.  •  Cited by Kitty S. Dubin via ftp August 26, 2002; Dubin says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Mimi Mandelbaum (f), 90, a disspirited resident; Tindy O'Malley (f), 20, a perky young college student.

  §  Synopsis “It is the first day a perky young college student is volunteering at a nursing home. She meets her match when she tries cheering up a ninety year old resident who has lost the will to live. The theme of the play is in order to have the will to live one must feel a real connection to someone else.

  §  Comment “1 scene. No changes. Special requirements: a wheelchair. This play was second runner up in Turnip Theatre's Festival of 15 Minute Plays in New York City in 1998. This play was included in Heartlande Theatre's Play by Play Festival in 1997. This play was produced by the Jewish Ensemble Theatre in West Bloomfield, Michigan in 2000. This play was produced by the American Playwright's Theatre in New York City in 2002.

  §  Themes loss of  hope,nursing home, relationships, volunteering.

See also Kitty A. Dubin’s
 
  • Bye Bye Love,” a 15-minute comedy in English, set in a funeral home, 2001, 2f
  • The Joy of Sex,” a 15-minute comedy in English, set in the office of a marriage counselor, 1999, 2m1f
  • The Prom Dress,” a 15-minute comedy in English, set in the fitting room of a department store, afternoon, spring, 1999, 3f
  • Skin Deep,” a 15-minute comedy in English, set in a doctor's office, afternoon, 2002, 1m1f
  • Strictly Personal,” a 35-minute comedy in English, set in a delicatessen, lunch hour on a weekday, 1998, 1m2f
  • Tough As Nails,” a 15-minute comedy in English, set in a nail salon, Friday afternoon, 1998, 2f
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