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Rohan-Vargas, Fred (Hispanic-American playwright, artist, educator, January 27,1949-____), “Fly a Kite,”

a 20-minute bare-stage dark comedy in English, set in an open area in a public park, late afternoon, 1997,


; • © 1997 by Fred Rohan-Vargas; • in Fred Rohan-Vargas’ Fly A Kite (Jackson Heights, New York, U.S.A.: The Author, 1997); • script/rights available from Fred Rohan-Vargas, 30-90th Street, Jackson Heights, New York 11369-1705, U.S.A., telephone (home/work) 718-426-2585, http://www.rohanvargas.com. • Cited by Fred Rohan-Vargas via ftp July 25, 2004; Rohan-Vargas says,

§ Dramatis Personae Flyer (m), 39, cop in shirt and jeans, a little unkempt; Reader (m), 35, leisurely dressed, professional-academic looking.

§ Synopsis “Two men whose backgrounds are entirely different find some common ground by flying a kite and sharing the problems they are having with their girlfriends.

§ Comment “Props: pistol, shoulder bag, newspaper. • Premiered at The Riant Theatre in New York City.”

§ Themes kite, male bonding, men trying to understand women, pistol.

See also Fred Rohan-Vargas'

  • "Accent," an 18-minute comedy in English, set in a doctor's office, 1996, 2m
  • "Anything but Black," a 20-minute dramedy in English, set in the gift exchange center in a department store, early morning, 2003, 2m
  • "Eclipse," a 20-minute comedy in English, set on a street corner in a New York City's East Village, late evening on a week day, 1994, 2m1f
  • "Friends," a 10-minute drama in English, set in a fast-food restaurant and cemetery, noon, 1997, 2f
  • "War," a 10-minute comedy in English, set in a conference room in a courthouse, on a weekday morning, 1997, 1m1f

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