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“Satan Offers Lassie a Room of Her Own”

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Johnson, Bill (American playwright, nonprofit office manager, teacher, July 24, 1951-____), “Satan Offers Lassie a Room of Her Own,”

a 20-minute comedy in English, set in a run down office, Sunday, December 20, 2005,


; • © 2005 by Bill Johnson; • in Bill Johnson’s Satan Offers Lassie a Room of Her Own (Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.: The Author, 2005) ; • script/rights available from Bill Johnson, 318 SW Palatine Hill Road, Portland, Oregon 97219, U.S.A., e-mail bjscript@teleport.com, telephone (home) 503-452-4778, fax 503-452-0372. • Cited by Bill Johnson via ftp August 31, 2005; Johnson says,

§ Dramatis Personae Babe (m), __, the movie pig as a young man with piggish features; Flipper (m), __, a French, New Wave film director; Satan (f), middle-aged, _____; Lassie (f), __, a young woman with mannerisms human and canine.

§ Synopsis "“Satan tries to convince Lassie to use her good karma accumulated from her television show to be a woman artist with a room of her own in Hell. When Lassie accepts an offer from Jesus to be a Hollywood movie star in her first life, Satan enlists the help of first Babe then Flipper to try and kill Lassie's Hollywood career.

§ Comment “Three scenes, simple set (desk, chair). To be performed by Another Country Productions in Boston as a play slam, and by North Park Vaudeville and Candy Shoppe in San Diego in October 5, 2005. Bill Johnson is the author of A Story is a Promise, web master of Essays on the Craft of Dramatic Writing! (www.storyispromise.com), and office manager for Willamette Writers.

§ Themes acceptance, Babe, career, difficult versus easy life, Flipper, Lassie, woman artist, Hollywood, movie star, Satan.

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