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“The Car”

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Ferguson, Eric (American playwright, writer, living historian, 1963-____ ), “The Car,”

a 25-minute satire in English, set on any road, anytime, 1991,

3m or 3f or 1m2f or 2m1f,

© 1991 by Eric Ferguson, scripts and rights available from Eric Ferguson, 5732 Bossen Terrace #2, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, U.S.A., telephone and fax 612-726-6364, e-mail fergie@pioneerplanet.infi.net, http://celt.net/ferguson/car.htm. Cited by Eric Ferguson, via ftp, August 1, 1998; Ferguson says,

 Dramatis Personae Driver (m or f), Passenger (m or f), Mechanic (m or f).

Synopsis “The Driver and Passenger are unable to determine why the car has broken down. They call the Mechanic to fix it for them. The Mechanic tries to warn them of long-term problems. The Passenger is more concerned with getting a chance to drive, while the Driver uses that hope to control the Passenger. They go on their way with a temporary patch.

Comment “The play is a satire on the American class system.”

Themes automobile, class, expediency, manipulation.

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