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Brunelle, James (American playwright, guitar and creativity teacher, 19__-____), “Abandoned,”

a 25-minute drama in English set in Any Rhode Island City, 1997,


  •  © 1992, 1996 by James J. Brunelle; script/rights available from James J. Brunelle, 34 First Avenue, Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864, U.S.A, telephone (home) 401-658-3753, (work) 401-658-3753, http://www.zartmo.com. Cited to Small-Cast One-Act Guide Online by James J. Brunelle, via e-mail, February 7, 1997; Brunelle says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Tony (m), Paul (m), Father Matt (m).

  § Synopsis “Tony is trying to come to terms with the end of a relationship. His brother, Paul, and his old friend, Father Matt, show up to help him out of his depression.

  § Comment “You can read a copy of this play and my others on my website. There you will find synopses, sample scripts, more plays, plays for kids to do, etc.”

  § Themes brother-brother relationship, depression, end of a relationship, family, friendship.

See also James J. Brunelle’s

  • Ham Radio,” a 20-minute comedy in English, set in an outdoor café, 2m
  • The House of Bake,” a 20-minute comedy in English set in the stage of Alexa’s “The House of Bake,” a nationally-available cable access TV show or just a show in Alexa’s mind, 1998, 1m3f or 2m2f
  • Slaying Bob Marley and the Minion of Babylon,” a 15-minute drama in English set perhaps in Melissa’s mind, at an unspecified time, 2m1f


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