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McMorrow, Scott (North American playwright, poet, actor, firefighter, 1961-____), “Turtle Shopping,”

a 10-minute bare-stage comedy in English, 2005,


; • © 2005 by Scott McMorrow; • in Scott McMorrow’s Turtle Shopping (Inverness, California, U.S.A.: The Author, 2005); • script/rights available from Scott McMorrow, P.O. Box 404, Inverness, California 94937, U.S.A., telephone (home) 415-669-7810, e-mail samcmorrow@yahoo.com, www.scottmcmorrow.com. • Cited by Scott McMorrow, via ftp, September 18, 2005; McMorrow says,

§ Dramatis Personae Annalisa (f), 20s, kind and warmhearted, no accent; Jenney (f), 50s, speak with a New York accent, straight forward; Sarahm (f), 90s, speaks with a Russian accent, playful.

§ Synopsis "Three generations of women share their thoughts and feelings about family, sex, and what makes for a good soup. Three different time frames are foldeded into the present.

§ Comment "One scene on a bare stage, with minimal props. • Premiered in Old Opera Play House (West Virginia, U.S.A.); produced in ArtsCenter (North Carolina, U.S.A.), Fritz Theatre (California, U.S.A.), BareStage (California, U.S.A.). 'Turtle Shopping' won the Silver Stage Award at the 2005 New Voices Play Festival; it is archived by Ohio State University."

§ Themes cross-generational relationship, family, jingle bells, relationships, sex, soup, women.

See also Scott McMorrow's

  • "Leftovers," a 25-minute comedy-drama in English, set in a lecture hall/kitchen, one day, 2004, 2f
  • "Naked Stage," a 22-minute surreal drama in English, set in a small room, several days, 2004, 2m1f
  • "Puppet Therapy," a 15-minute comedy in English, set in a therapist's office, 2000, 2m2f
  • "Sueño," a 25-minute drama in English, set in San Francisco's Mission District, late morning, 2004, 4f

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