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The Star’s Masque


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Pizzato, Mark (American playwright, 19__-____ ) “The Star’s Masque,”

a comedy-drama in English, set in a theatre backstage, the star’s dressing room, after a performance,

2m2f (with some double-casting),

© 1995 by Mark Pizzato;  •  contact Mark Pizzato at Department of Dance and Theatre, UNC-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, U.S.A., e-mail mpizzato@email.uncc.edu, telephone 704-547-4488, fax 704-547-3795;  •  script/rights available from Aran Press, 1036 S. Fifth Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203, U.S.A., phone 502-568-6622, fax 502-561-1124, email aranpres@ay.net, http://members.aye.net/~aranpres/index.html. Cited by Mark Pizzato via e-mail, July 10, 1995. The Aran Press Website http://www.aye.net/~aranpres/index.html, July 6, 1997, says,

  §  Dramatis Personae ______ (f), actress; ________ (m), fan; ________ (m), boyfriend of the actress; ________ (f), fan’s wife.

  §  Synopsis “A beautiful, talented actress collapses in her dressing room chair after a performance and hallucinates voices from the costume rack. A fan of hers brings her flowers and they end up kissing on the floor. An old boyfriend of the actress interrupts them and tries to bring back the past. Later, the fan’s wife also breaks in and accuses the actress of stealing her husband. But is this all really happening or is it all (or partly) a dream?”

  §  Comment About the fantasies of an actress. Premiered at the Source Theatre, by Fraudulent Productions, in Washington, District of Columbia, U.S.A.

  §  Themes acting, celebrity, dream, fan, hallucination, reality, voice.

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