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Wilner, Sheri (American playwright, 1969-____), “Bake-Off,”

a 20-minute comedy-drama in English, set on the cooking floor of the Pillsbury Bake-Off, 2001,


  •  © 2000 by Sheri Wilner, 221 West 15th Street #1FE, New York, New York 10011, U.S.A., e-mail sheriwilner@hotmail.com;  •  script/rights available from Chris Till, Writers and Artists Agency, 19 West 44th Street, Suite 1000, New York, New York 10036, U.S.A., telephone 212-391-1112.  •  Cited by Sheri Wilner via ftp August 17, 2001; Wilner  says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Paul (m), 38, contestant; Pillsbury Doughboy (m), 28, a “trade-show” actor; Rita (f), 50, contestant.

  §  Synopsis “Last year, a man won the largest cash prize in Bake-Off history; this year, one female contestant will make sure the male entrants get their ‘just desserts.’

  §  Comment “The gist of the play is that this is a ‘trade-show’ actor trying to pick up a few bucks by donning the Doughboy costume and cavorting with contestants.  •  This one-set play needs only one or more tables.  •  The play was produced July, 2001, at the Cherry Lane Theatre, in New York, New York.  •  Please contact author for info on where to locate a costume.”

  §  Themes battle of the sexes, contest, feminism, gender, Pillsbury Bake-Off, Pillsbury Doughboy, prize, women’s rights, trade-show performance.

See also Sheri Wilner’s
  • Hunger,” a 65-minute comedy-drama in English, set on a small cottage on a Nantucket beach, 2m1f
  • Joan of Arkansas,” a 10-minute comedy-drama in English, set in a college library, early summer, 1m1f
  • Little Death of a Salesman,” a 20-minute drama in English, set in the lobby of the Standish Arms Hotel, 1m1f
  • Relative Strangers,” a 35-minute comedy-drama in English, set on an airplane, 3f


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