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Bollow, Ludmilla (American playwright, writer, actress, 19__-____), “Sunset Zoo,”

a 10-minute comedy with pathos in English, set in the day room of an old-age home, night, the present, 3m1f; • © ____; • in Ludmilla Bollow’s Sunset Zoo (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A.: The Author, _____); • script/rights available from Ludmilla Bollow, 314 West Sugar Lane, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217, U.S.A., telephone (home) 414-352-8370, fax 414-352-8370, e-mail bollow@earthlink.net. Cited by Ludmilla Bollow via ftp June 1, 2004;

§ Dramatis Personae Cletus (m)over 90; Alphonsos (m); over 90; Isidore(m); late 80’s; Winifred (f) over 80 and overly dramatic;

§ Synopsis It’s night time in the Day Room of the Sunset Old Age Home, when patients gather with their huge imaginary animals and make plans. Humorous and delightful.

§ Comment A fun play for young or old to portray. Chairs and imagination. Selected for performance at Brunbary Theatre in Louisville KY.

§ Themes old age, animals, retirement, senior home.

See also Ludmilla Bollow’s

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  • The Beach Club,” a 30-minute comedy-drama in English, set on a beach, , the present, 2m2f (+ optional walk-on)
  • Belle of the Bijou,” a 45-minute drama in English, set in the ticket taker booth, Bijou theatre, night, the present, 1f
  • “Bitsy and Her Friends,” a 30-minute sparkling comedy in English, set in the garden of the Wyndham Estate, which has fallen into disrepair, on a summer afternoon, today, 6f, available elsewhere
  • Bunnies in a Bomb Shelter,” a 10-minute comedy in English, set a simple home and bomb shelter, evening, a few years back, 2m2f (+ dramatic voice over)
  • By the Sea, by the Sea,” a 20-minute comedy in English, set in a pool area in posh hotel, Texas, U.S.A., early morning, today, 2m1f (+ voice)
  • Carryon,” a 10-minute play in English, set on a bare stage, no specific time, 1f (+ m or f voice)
  • Children of Sin,” a 10-minute bare-stage dramatic monolog in English, set at a carnival, the present, 1f
  • City Sidewalks,” a 15-minute drama in English, set on a city street, U.S.A., Christmas Eve, the present, 1f
  • Dateless in Wisconsin,” a 10-minute comedy in English, set in a bar and kitchen, U.S.A., the present, 1m3f
  • Dental Mania,” a 30-minute comedy in English, set in a decrepit dental office, three working days in January, the present, 1m2f
  • Dental Mania, Day One,” a 10-minute comedy in English, set in a decrepit dental office, U.S.A., the present, 1m2f
  • Dental Mania, Day Three,” a 10-minute comedy in English, set in a decrepit dental office, U.S.A., the present, 1m2f
  • Dental Mania, Day Two,” a 10-minute comedy in English, set in a decrepit dental office, U.S.A., the present, 1m2f
  • Edwina at the Sanitarium,” a 7-minute dramatic monolog in English, set in a sanitarium, U.S.A., 1880s, 1f
  • Fatless Future,” a5- minute comedy in English, set in a living room, 2050, 1m1f
  • First Time,” a 5-minute dramatic monolog in English, set in a beauty salon, the present, 1f
  • Flickering Fireflies,” a 10-minute bare-stage comedy in English, set in _____, 2050, 2m2f
  • Four Widows from Wal-Mart,” a 30-minute comedy in English, set on a bare stage with four chairs to indicate various locations, summer, the present, 4f (+ 1 male voice)
  • The Girl with Three Arms,” a 25-minute dramatic monolog in English, set as an interview, winter, the present, 1f
  • A Gypsy’s Tale,” a 10-minute bare stage drama in English, set _____, Christmas, the present, 1f
  • Late/Late . . . Computer Date!,” a 40-minute sentimental comedy in English, set in the sitting room of the Paisley sisters, evening of Veronica’s first date, the present, 2f (+ possible bird extra)
  • Martha’s Boy,” a __-minute drama in English, set in a kitchen, the present, 2m1f
  • Moussaka Meeting,” a 10-minute fantasy drama in English, set in a Greek restaurant, U.S.A., on a maternal birthday, March 23, the present, 1m2f
  • Nun Scene,” a 10-minute bare-stage drama in English, set in a nunnery, U.S.A., the present, 2f
  • Ozmania,” a 10-minute children’s theatre fantasy comedy in English, set in Ozmania, in any time, 2m2f
  • Ring Around Rosie,” a 29-minute drama in English, set on a stage with a small table, chair, and folding screen, the present, 1f
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  • Shelter Skelter,” a 10-minute meaningful comedy in English, set in an animal shelter, the present, 1m2f
  • Stanley and Stella,” a 10-minute comedy in English, set in a living room and a restaurant, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A., on Stanley and Stella’s 25th anniversary, the present, 2m1f
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