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"Invalid" [being rewritten as of November 28, 2004]

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Bobkoff, Ned (American playwright and lecturer in theatre, American University in Bulgaria, 1934-____), “Invalid,”

a __-minute comedy with a touch of Moliére, set in _____, 1995,

3m1f; © 1995 by Ned Bobkoff; • in Ned Bobkoff’s Invalid (Rochester, New York, U.S.A.: The Author, 1995); • script/rights available from Ned Bobkoff, 380D Calm Lake Circle, Rochester, New York 14612, telephone 585-621-2813, e-mail nedbobkoff@msn.com, scriptcreator@hotmail.com. • Cited by Ned Bobkoff via e-mail July 23, 1995; Bobkoff says,

§ Dramatis Personae _____ (m), new age wannabe; _____ (m), _____; _____ (m), _____; _____ (f), _____.

§ Synopsis “A new age wannabe, chasing himself, discovers reality in mirror.

§ Comment “‘Invalid’ is one of three one-act comedies comprising Bobkoff’s comic trilogy Wit, Satire, Farce and Fun. The other plays of the trilogy are ‘The Natural Membrane of the Lamb’ and ‘Invalid.’” • Addendum November 21, 2004: Bobkoff in 2004 began writing reviews and essays online for Scene4: International Magazine for Theatre, Film and the Media, http://www.scene4.com.

§ Themes chase, mirror, new age, reality, wannabe.



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