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Wilner, Sheri (American playwright, 1969-____), “Relative Strangers,”

a 35-minute comedy-drama in English, set on an airplane, 1998,

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  •  © 2000 by Sheri Wilner, 221 West 15th Street #1FE, New York, New York 10011, U.S.A., e-mail sheriwilner@hotmail.com;  •  script/rights available from Chris Till, Writers and Artists Agency, 19 West 44th Street, Suite 1000, New York, New York 10036, U.S.A., telephone 212-391-1112.  •  Cited by Sheri Wilner via ftp August 17, 2001; Wilner  says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Marie Barret (f), 25, airline passenger; Marie Harvet (f), 52, airline passenger; Virginia (f), 40, stewardess.

  §  Synopsis “A young airline passenger decides the woman seated next to her might be the mother she never had.  She finds an ally in a wacky stewardess who believes these two passengers are a match made in heaven.

  §  Comment “’Relative Strangers’ has been produced by New Georges (NYC), Pittsburgh New Works Festival, the Boston Women on Top Festival; and has been read at the Organic Theatre Company (Chicago) and Mill Mountain Theatre (Virginia).  Please contact agent or author for the many positive reviews of this play.”

 §  Themes motherhood, cancer, relationships, divorce, mother-daughter relationship.

See also Sheri Wilner’s
  • Bake-Off,” a 20-minute comedy-drama in English, set on the cooking floor of the Pillsbury Bake-Off, 2m1f
  • Hunger,” a 65-minute comedy-drama in English, set on a small cottage on a Nantucket beach, 2m1f
  • Joan of Arkansas,” a 10-minute comedy-drama in English, set in a college library, early summer, 1m1f
  • Little Death of a Salesman,” a 20-minute drama in English, set in the lobby of the Standish Arms Hotel, 1m1f

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