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Hosking, Sandra K. (aka Sandra Kay Hosking, American playwright, teacher, journalist, 1969-____), “The Glabrous Four,”

a 20-minute bare-stage absurd comedy in English, set ____, day,

3m1f ( flexible gender casting)

; © 2005 by Sandra Hosking; • in Sandra K. Hosking’s The Glabrous Four (Newman Lake, Washington, U.S.A.: The Author, 2005); • script/rights available from Sandra Hosking, 5819 North Vincent Road, Newman Lake, Washington 99025, U.S.A., telephone (home) 509-226-2133, e-mail sandykayz@cs.com, www.geocities.com/sandykayz. • Cited by Sandra K. Hosking, via ftp, January 22, 2005; Hosking says,

§ Dramatis Personae Foll (m), any age, a bald man; Icle (m), any age, a bald man; Bud (m), any age, bald man; Tress (f), any age, a bald female.

§ Synopsis “Four bald people in a society completely comprised of bald people contemplate their social order and their fascination with the illegal substance—hair.

§ Comment “Directors are welcome to experiment with cross-gender casting. Simply change the pronouns as needed. Visit www.geocities.com/sandykayz for more information about the author and her works.”

§ Themes baldness, hair, identity, love, society, theatre of the absurd.



See also Sandra K. Hosking's

  • "Bemused," (formerly "A Musing"), a 30-minute comedy, set in an apartment, 2001, 2m1f
  • "Detention," a 25-minute black comedy in English, set in a classroom, 1997, 1m1f
  • "Detours," a 25-minute comedy in English, set on a highway, mid-morning, 2002, 2m2f
  • "The Fast Track," a 10-minute comedy in English, set in Limbo, or something like it, anytime, 2m2f or 3m1f
  • "Fortune's Fool," a 10-minute or 25-minute comedy in English, set in a palm reader's shop, about 3 a.m., 2000, 1m1f
  • "Homecoming," a 10-minute drama, set in a living room, afternoon, 2004, 2m2f
  • "Jacob's Shoe," a 10-minute drama in English, set in a Nazi labor camp, WW II, day, 1m3f
  • "Jessica's Last Day," a 25-minute comedy, set in an office, the present (2004), 2m2f
  • "Object Lesson," a 35-minute drama in English, set in area staging, 1998, 2m1f
  • "Romeo & Juliet: Part II," a 25-minute farce in English, set in the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. Montague, Verona, Italy, 14 years after the tomb, about 1609 (17th century), 2m1f
  • "Scribbledoodle," a 20-minute absurd comedy in English, set in a room in a house, any time of day, 2000, 1m3f
  • "Sexy Greenspan," a 30-minute comedy in English, set a company lunchroom, lunchtime, early 1997, 1m2f
  • "Twilight Nutcracker," a 20-minute comedy-drama in English, set on a front porch, late afternoon, 2002, 1m3f
  • "What's Mine Is Mine," a 10-minute black comedy in English, set in a living room, anytime, 1m1f

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