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Gall-Clayton, Nancy J. (American playwright, writer, writing instructor, February 6, 1946-____), “The Jar,”

a 6-minute drama in English, set in a nearly empty living room, 8:45 a.m., 2001,

2m;

  •  © 2000 by Nancy J. Gall-Clayton;  •  script/rights available from Nancy Gall-Clayton, 1375 South Second Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40208-2303, U.S.A., e-mail nancygallclayton@earthlink.net, telephone (home) 502-636-5836, fax 502-634-8751.  •  Cited by Nancy Gall-Clayton via ftp January 6, 2002; Gall-Clayton says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Frank (m), 39, older brother; Ben (m), younger brother.

  §  Synopsis “Two brothers are cleaning out their recently-deceased mother’s home. They couldn’t be more different in philosphy and lifestyle—as becomes clear in their fight over a jar of some odd little stones.

  §  Comment “One scene, nothing complex.”

  §  Themes bequest, brother-brother relationship, death, estate, family, legacy, sibling rivalry, souvenir.
 

See also Nancy J. Gall-Clayton’s

 

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