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“The Joy of Sex”

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Dubin, Kitty A. (American playwright, professor of playwriting, 1945-____), “The Joy of Sex,”

a 15-minute comedy in English, set in the office of a marriage counselor, 1999,


  •  © 1999 by Kitty A. Dubin;  •  in Kitty A. Dubin’s The Joy of Sex (Birmingham, Michigan, U.S.A.: The Author, 1999);  •  script/rights available from Kitty Dubin, 380 Wimbleton Road, Birmingham, Michigan. 48009, U.S.A., e-mail writerkd@aol.com, telephone (home) 248 642-5636, fax 248 642-5636.  •  Cited by Kitty S. Dubin via ftp August 26, 2002; Dubin says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Dr. Cohen (_), 50, a marriage counselor; Brian (m), 30, husband; Lisa (f), 30, wife.

  §  Synopsis “A young couple, married only one year, seek help from a marriage counselor who discovers he's in way over his head.

  §  Comment “A sexual problem is usually a communication problem. Only one scene. No changes of any kind. Set requirements would be a chair for Dr. Cohen and two chairs or a sofa for the married couple.  •  This play was produced, along with several other one act plays by Kitty Dubin, at The Jewish Ensemble Theatre in West Bloomfield, Michigan, in the spring of 2000.”

  §  Themes communication, counseling, marriage, sexuality.

See also Kitty A. Dubin’s
  • “Bye Bye Love,” a 15-minute comedy in English, set in a funeral home, 2001, 2f
  • “Mimi and Me,” a 15-minute comedy in English, set in a nursing home, afternoon, 1998, 2f
  • “The Prom Dress,” a 15-minute comedy in English, set in the fitting room of a department store, afternoon, spring, 1999, 3f
  • “Skin Deep,” a 15-minute comedy in English, set in a doctor's office, afternoon, 2002, 1m1f
  • “Strictly Personal,” a 35-minute comedy in English, set in a delicatessen, lunch hour on a weekday, 1998, 1m2f
  • “Tough As Nails,” a 15-minute comedy in English, set in a nail salon, Friday afternoon, 1998, 2f
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