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Hosking, Sandra K. (American playwright, teacher, journalist, 1969-____), “Object Lesson,”

a 35-minute drama in English, set in area staging, 1998,

2m1f;

  •  © 1998 by Sandra K. Hosking;  •  script/rights available from Sandra K. Hosking, 5819 North Vincent, Newman Lake, Washington  99025, U.S.A., telephone (home) 509-226-2133, e-mail sandykayz@cs.com, www.geocities.com/sandykayz.  •  Cited by Sandra Hosking, via ftp July 19, 2000; Hosking says,

  § Dramatis Personae Katherine (f), 35, corporate executive, married but having an affair; Lou (m), 40, Katherine’s husband, psychologist; Doug (m), 30, unmarried, Katherine’s lover, high school math teacher.

  § Synopsis “Katherine, married to a psychiatrist, is having an affair with a math teacher. She wants to end it, but her lover, Doug, is not quite ready to let go.

  § Comment “Premiered by the American Theatre of Actors Inc., of New York City, July 2000.” • Sandra Hosking teaches workshops at Spokane Civic Theatre and at various places in Spokane, Washington, U.S.A. She a reporter at the Journal of Business newspaper, in Spokane, Washington, U.S.A. Visit http://www.geocities.com/sandykayz for more information on Sandra Hosking's work.

  § Themes affairs, infidelity, love triangle, mathematics.

See also Sandra K. Hosking’s

  • "Bemused," (formerly "A Musing"), a 30-minute comedy, set in an apartment, 2001, 2m1f
  • "Detention," a 25-minute black comedy in English, set in a classroom, 1997, 1m1f
  • "Detours," a 25-minute comedy in English, set on a highway, mid-morning, 2002, 2m2f
  • "The Fast Track," a 10-minute comedy in English, set in Limbo, or something like it, anytime, 2m2f or 3m1f
  • "Fortune's Fool," a 10-minute or 25-minute comedy in English, set in a palm reader's shop, about 3 a.m., 2000, 1m1f
  • "Homecoming," a 10-minute drama, set in a living room, afternoon, 2004, 2m2f
  • "Jacob's Shoe," a 10-minute drama in English, set in a Nazi labor camp, WW II, day, 1m3f
  • "Jessica's Last Day," a 25-minute comedy, set in an office, the present (2004), 2m2f
  • "Romeo & Juliet: Part II," a 25-minute farce in English, set in the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. Montague, Verona, Italy, 14 years after the tomb, about 1609 (17th century), 2m1f
  • "Scribbledoodle," a 20-minute absurd comedy in English, set in a room in a house, any time of day, 2000, 1m3f
  • "Sexy Greenspan," a 30-minute comedy in English, set a company lunchroom, lunchtime, early 1997, 1m2f
  • "Twilight Nutcracker," a 20-minute comedy-drama in English, set on a front porch, late afternoon, 2002, 1m3f
  • "What's Mine Is Mine," a 10-minute black comedy in English, set in a living room, anytime, 1m1f

 

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Page mounted July 19, 2000, and updated April 30, May 8, October 6, November 26, 2002, January 31, February 1, June 8, 2004, by the Webmaster.
 
 

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