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“Seeking Paris”


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Zarko, David (American playwright, theater director, 1949-____), “Seeking Paris,”

a 50-minute 11-scene comedy-drama in English, set on the front steps of a brownstone, New York City, 1996.

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; • © 1996 by by David Zarko;  •  in David Zarko's Seeking Paris (Factoryville, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: The Author, 1993);  •  script/rights available from David Zarko, P.O. Box 554, Factoryville, Pennsylvania 18419, U.S.A., telephone 570-945-7878, e-mail davidzarko@peoplepc.com, http://mypeoplepc.com/members/davidzarko/; • Cited by David Zarko, via ftp April 30, 2000; Zarko says,

  § Dramatis Personae Helen (f), 32, a little overweight but pretty; Grant (m), 35, slight, nervous, serious; Hector (m), 25, dancer, elfin, reluctant.

  § Synopsis “A young man develops an infatuation with a male dancer who goes past his house every afternoon.  He discusses it with his lady friend who encourages him to do something about it.  Something is done, but nothing is resolved.

  § Comment “One set.  Eleven scenes, from very brief to fairly long. Very simple technical requirements.”

  § Themes dance, friendship, gay, homosexuality, indentity search, infatuation, New York City, relationship, sexuality.



See also David Zarko’s

  • forgeries,” a 40-minute comedy-drama in English, set stage left in a brand new regional theater, 1993, 2m
  • The Private Life of Richard Tanu,” a 20-minute comedy in English, set in an ad agency office, London, England, 1994, 2f


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