Forsten, Michele I. (American playwright, essayist, 1954-____), “Winning?”
a 15-minute comedy-drama in English, set in an apartment in a large, urban city, 1999,
• © 1999 by Michele I. Forsten; • script/rights available from Michele I. Forsten, 59 West 88th Street, #1R, New York City, New York 10024-2545, U.S.A., telephone 212-724-0617, e-mail email@example.com, http://www.bway.net/~mich/index.html. • Cited by Michele I. Forsten, via ftp March 13, 2000; Forsten says,
§ Dramatis Personae Susie (f), 33, a lesbian; Mother (f), 53, Susie’s deceased mother; Grandmother (f), 75, aka Bubbie, Susie’s deceased grandmother.
§ Synopsis “Susie’s dead grandmother and mother visit her one day to check up on her. Still to this day, they want to run her life, not accepting her as a lesbian. They sit around a table and play cards, and Susie’s stakes are high: self-respect and self-acceptance.
§ Comment “Spare set including a card table, cards and three chairs. • Can pair with ‘Dinosaur Doc.’ • Productions: 1999–Luna Sea , San Francisco, U.S.A., Women’s Performance Project (four performances); July 28, 29 and 30, 2000–Love Creek Productions, New York City. Publication: Harrington Lesbian Fiction Quarterly, Summer 2000.” • The playwright’s bio is at http://www.bway.net/~mich/bio/bio.html.
§ Themes coming out, family, homophobia, lesbian, self-acceptance, self-respect, visit.
See also Michele I. Forsten’s
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