Emmert, Christine (American playwright, 1943-____), “Vultures,”
a 40-minute black comedy in English, set in a New York apartment building, 2002,
• © 2002 by Christine Emmert; • in Christine Emmert’s Vultures (Saskatchewan, Canada: One Act Play Depot, 2002); • script/rights available from One Act Play Depot, Box 335, Spiritwood, Saskatchewan S0J 2M0, Canada, telephone (home) 306-883-3130, fax 775-249-8151, http://oneactplays.net, e-mail email@example.com. • Cited by One Act Play Depot via ftp July 9, 2002; One Act Play Depot says,
§ Dramatis Personae Simon (m), a a theater critic, hushand of Penelope; Jason (m), a young man who is passionately an actor; Penelope (f), 44, formerly an actress.
§ Synopsis “Simon and Penelope, critic and actress, husband and wife, have returned from an evening of theater. As Simon composes his review, a disgruntled wife and an even more disgruntled actor threaten to ruin his evening. The wife wants to kill herself, and the actor wants to kill Simon.
§ Comment “One scene, minimal properties. No special requirements.”
actors, Hedda Gabler (heroine in play Hedda
Gabler, 1890, by Henrik
Ibsen, Norwegian playwright, 1828-1906), murder, suicide, theater critics.
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