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“A Martian Western”

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Yancey, Dwayne (American playwright, journalist, 1958-____), “A Martian Western,”

a 5-minute dark comedy, set in an Old West saloon—on Mars, before the water ran out there,

2m1f (female role is non-gender)

; • © 2004 by Dwayne Yancey; • in Dwayne Yancey’s A Martian Western (Fincastle, Virginia, U.S.A.: The Author, 2004); • script/rights available from Dwayne Yancey, 1791 Mount Pleasant Church Road, Fincastle, Virginia 24090, U.S.A., e-mail dwayne.yancey@roanoke.com, telephone (home/work) 540-473-3313. • Cited by Dwayne Yancey via ftp March 3, 2004; Yancey says,

§ Dramatis Personae Zeb (m), a hard-bitten laborer; Bartender (m), _____; Civil Engineer (m or f), _____.

§ Synopsis “Mars is drying up. A roughneck laborer and a civil engineer building canals find themselves in a Old West-style saloon looking for a drink of water.

§ Comment “You'll need something to function as a bar.”

§ Themes bar, environment, Mars, science fiction, water, Western.



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