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“The Man Who Buried His Dogs in the Front Yard”


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Rusch, C[hristine] (American playwright, teacher, published and produced free-lance writer, founding artistic director of playwrights theatre, dramaturg, consultant, 19__-____), “The Man Who Buried His Dogs in the Front Yard,”

a 15-minute comedy in English, set in a small house between Atlanta and New Orleans, U.S.A., 2000,

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; • © 2000 by Christine Rusch; • in Christine Rusch’s The Man Who Buried His Dogs in the Front Yard (Wyandotte, Michigan, U.S.A.: The Author, 2000); • script/rights available from Christine Rusch, P.O. Box 202, Wyandotte, Michigan 48192, U.S.A., e-mail Isoperhaps@aol.com, telephone 734-324-3142. • Cited by Christine Rusch via e-mail October 6, 2002; Rusch says,

§ Dramatis Personae Romulus (m), over 35, a professional bus driver; Thurston (m), over 35, an out-of-shape man who wears a toupee; Gardenia (f), could pass for 30, a woman wearing a shimmering dress.

§ Synopsis “A lonely country man puts on his favorite outfit and tries one more time to meet the woman of his dreams.

§ Comment “Requires harmonica, toy organ, or other amateur instrument. • Producers Choice Award, Turnip Theatre Festival, Studio Theatre, New York City, February, 2000.

§ Themes “American South, eating, food, food preparation, glass, imagination, labor, laborer, love, mime, music, pet, physical humor, romance, romantic comedy, travel, vehicle, window.”

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