Go to Home Page of Small-Cast One-Act Guide Online
















“Occupations”

yellow bar















Dwayne Yancey portrait


Yancey, Dwayne (American playwright, journalist, 1958-____), “Occupations,”

a 30-minute drama in English, set in various locations—from Heathrow Airport, London, England, to a house in the United States, mostly at night, 1977,

2m1f

; • © 2003 by Dwayne Yancey; • in Dwayne Yancey’s Occupations (Fincastle, Virginia, U.S.A.: The Author, 2003); • 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) 540-473-3313, (work) 540-981-3113. • Cited by Dwayne Yancey via ftp November 11, 2003; Yancey says,

§ Dramatis Personae Joe (m), 29, Billy and Mary’s brother, a mercenary in white-ruled Rhodesia; Billy (m), 22, Joe and Mary’s younger brother, a thief; Mary (f), 25, Joe and Billy’s sister, a prostitute.

§ Synopsis “When their mother becomes terminally ill, three adult siblings return home—each attempting to conceal their occupation. One is a mercenary, one is a prostitute, one is a professional thief. Each is proud of his or her field in his or her own way.

§ Comment “A drama that explores relationships.”

§ Themes career, expectation, family, identity, job, relationship.



See also Dwayne Yancey's

Page mounted November 21, 2003, and updated November 25, 2003, by the Webmaster.

return arrow

There is a there there with a correct click.

Quick Connections to Major Sections of This Guide

Preliminaries
| Home Page | Contents | Acknowledgments |
| Foreword | Preface | Introduction |

Body
| Author Index | Cast Size/Gender Index | Title Index | Glossary of Genres | Bibliography for Playwrights | Playbills by Themes |
| Eighty Script Analyses (in Print Volume) | Source Directory for Scripts |

Sundries
| Visits Counter | Success Stories |
| Form for Submitting New Citation | Ordering 1/2/3/4 for the Show |
| Present Web Links | Adding Web Links |
| Guest Book | Disclaimer | General Bibliography |
| About the Author |

Quick Connections to Cast Size/Gender Menus

1 Actor
| One-Male Plays | One-Female Plays |

2 Actors
| One-Male-One-Female Plays | Two-Male Plays | Two-Female Plays |

3 Actors
| One-Male-Two-Female Plays | Two-Male-One-Female Plays | Three-Male Plays |
| Three-Female Plays |

4 Actors
| One-Male-Three-Female Plays | Two-Male-Two-Female Plays |
| Three-Male-One-Female Plays | Four-Male Plays | Four-Female Plays |

yellow beads

Small-Cast One-Act Guide Online

complements



the more-extensive print volumes

1/2/3/4 for the Show: A Guide to Small-Cast One-Act Plays

Vols. 1 and 2

  (Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A.; Folkestone, Kent, U.K.: Scarecrow Press, 1995, 1999)

vol. 1 [1995] ISBN 0810829851, vol. 2 [1999] ISBN 0810836009

Scarecrow Press, Inc., 4720 Boston Way, Lanham, Maryland 20706, U.S.A.

telephone 800-462-6420 or 301-459-3366, fax 800-338-4550

Scarecrow Press, 4 Pleydell Gardens, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2DN, England





Both volumes of this guidebook are available in 2-3 days from

ScarecrowPress.com
Amazon.com
BarnesandNoble.com
Borders.com