Stemple, Beth Campbell (American playwright, free-lance writer, 1962-____), “Longplay,”
a 10-minute comedy sketch in English, set in an apartment, 1995,
• © 1995 by Beth Campbell Stemple; • script/rights available from Beth Campbell Stemple at firstname.lastname@example.org; sample of text available at http://home.earthlink.net/~saltybeth/main.htm. Cited by Beth Campbell Stemple via e-mail, June12, 1996; Stemple says,
§ Dramatis Personae _______ (m), __________; _______ (m), __________.
§ Synopsis “Two guys put together a stereo system, and reminisce about how technology has changed.
§ Comment “This sketch is rather risque as the two men talk as though no one can hear them. The play uses a stereo cabinet, connecting wires, fake stereo components, two cardboard boxes, record player, Aerosmith’s first LP, and a sound cue of ‘Dream On.’ The play is part of an evening of sketch comedy called Faces of Excess, a ribald review of sex, drugs, and rock & roll. This sketch makes the point that the past is gone. Performers’ Co-op, New London, Connecticut, U.S.A., developed this play in 1996 for the show Faces of Excess.”
§ Themes _____, _____.
See also Beth Campbell Stemple’s:
“Caller ID,” a 35-minute comedy-drama in English, set in a college student union hallway, 1994, 1m2f+ or 2m1f+ “Foreplay,” a 10-minute comedy sketch in English set in an apartment foyer, 1995, 1m1f “Frank Capra Gets His Wings,” a 30-minute drama in English with comedic elements, set no specific time or place, 1m1f (1m of any age, 1f of childbearing age) “The Gift to the Magi,” a 10-minute comedy in English, set in an empty room, Christmas Eve, 1997, 1m1f “Gravity,” a 10-minute drama in English, set in a yard with an apple tree, on a summer day, 1996, 1m1f “Hair-Personality Conflict,” a 10-minute satirical sketch in English, set in a beauty salon, 1995, 1m1f “Kissing,” a 10-minute drama with comedic elements in English, set in an office ladies ’ room, 1995, 2f “Live from [insert your town here]!” an 8-minute comedy sketch in English, set on a theater stage, 1995, 1m1f (male 30-40ish, female 30-40ish + male voice 30-40ish) “Monica,” an 8-minute comedy in English, set in a living room, late evening, 1998, 1f “Old Wives’Tales,” a 10-minute comedy in English, set in a church pew, immediately following a wedding, 1998, 2f
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