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Robins, Cris J. (American playwright, literary agent/business consultant, 1958-____), “Sealed Forever,”

a 30-minute community theater comedy-drama in English, set in St. Louis Street Cemetery, New Orleans, U.S.A., 2002,

2m1f or 1m2f

;  •  © 2001 by Cris J. Robins;  •  in Cris J. Robins’ Room for Alice (St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.: Author, 2001); • script/rights available from Cris J. Robins, 1001 Craig Road, Suite 260, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A., e-mail cris_robins@sbcglobal.net, (work) 314-569-9838, fax 314-569-9424.  •  Cited by Cris J. Robins via ftp May 17, 2002; Robins says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Narrator (m or f), New Orleans voice of tour guide; Messiah (m), 33, hippie/yuppie; Sidney (f), 21, yuppie.

  §  Synopsis “Armed only with her talent, Sydney goes searching for the Messiah . . . three times. She finally awakens him from his sleep in the St. Louis Street Cemetery, New Orleans, where he has rested since his crucifixion. Both learn a bit about themselves and walk away grateful for the encounter.

  §  Comment “‘Sealed Forever’ is a sometimes  humorous, sometimes serious, examination of the  human condition and the development and discovery  of Sydney’s true talent.  •  This work was designed to be perfomed in a community theatre with limited production facilities.This is an easy play to  produce, and the concept is simple to relate to. The  setting is a park bench with black curtains around the stage; could be a tomb if available. There are no scene changes, and staging has a low complexity factor.”

  §  Themes cemetery, choice, Christ, coming of age, Jesus, magic, Messiah, New Orleans, religion, talent.
 

See also Cris J. Robins’

  • "Marshall's Choice," a 30-minute community theater comedy-drama in English, set in a darkened room, any day, 2001, 2m1f or 1m2f
  • "Room for Alice," a 45-minute community theater comedy-drama in English, set in a large living room, New York City, morning, weekday, 1990s, 2m2f

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