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Hosking, Sandra K. (aka Sandra Kay Hosking, American playwright, teacher, journalist, 1969-____), “Jessica's Last Day,”

a 25-minute comedy, set in an office, the present (2004),

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; • © 2004; • in Sandra K. Hosking’s Jessica's Last Day (Newman Lake, Washington, U.S.A.: Author, 2004), __ pp.; • script/rights available from Sandra K. Hosking, 5819 North Vincent Road, Newman Lake, Washington 99025, U.S.A., telephone (home) 509-226-2133, e-mail sandykayz@cs.com, http://www.geocities.com/sandykayz. • Cited by Sandra K. Hosking via ftp January, 31, 2004; Hosking says,

§ Dramatis Personae The Wart (m), any age, dressed as a wart; Boss (m), chief executive officer of the company; Jessica (f), 35, a female business executive; Sue, 5, Jessica’s assistant § Synopsis “Jessica comes to work on her last day and finds she's been replaced by a wart.

§ Comment “Area staging. Several scene shifts, but the action should flow quickly from one beat to the next. • Sandra Hosking teaches workshops at Spokane Civic Theatre and at various places in Spokane, Washington, U.S.A. She a reporter at the Journal of Business newspaper, in Spokane, Washington, U.S.A. Visit http://www.geocities.com/sandykayz for more information on Sandra Hosking's work.

§ Themes absurdity, boss-worker relationship, corporation, workplace.



See also Sandra K. Hosking's

  • "Bemused," (formerly "A Musing"), a 30-minute comedy, set in an apartment, 2001, 2m1f
  • "Detention," a 25-minute black comedy in English, set in a classroom, 1997, 1m1f
  • "Detours," a 25-minute comedy in English, set on a highway, mid-morning, 2002, 2m2f
  • "The Fast Track," a 10-minute comedy in English, set in Limbo, or something like it, anytime, 2m2f or 3m1f
  • "Fortune's Fool," a 10-minute or 25-minute comedy in English, set in a palm reader's shop, about 3 a.m., 2000, 1m1f
  • "Homecoming," a 10-minute drama, set in a living room, afternoon, 2004, 2m2f
  • "Jacob's Shoe," a 10-minute drama in English, set in a Nazi labor camp, WW II, day, 1m3f
  • "Object Lesson," a 35-minute drama in English, set in area staging, 1998, 2m1f
  • "Romeo & Juliet: Part II," a 25-minute farce in English, set in the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. Montague, Verona, Italy, 14 years after the tomb, about 1609 (17th century), 2m1f
  • "Scribbledoodle," a 20-minute absurd comedy in English, set in a room in a house, any time of day, 2000, 1m3f
  • "Sexy Greenspan," a 30-minute comedy in English, set a company lunchroom, lunchtime, early 1997, 1m2f
  • "Twilight Nutcracker," a 20-minute comedy-drama in English, set on a front porch, late afternoon, 2002, 1m3f
  • "What's Mine Is Mine," a 10-minute black comedy in English, set in a living room, anytime, 1m1f

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