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Perlman, Sandra (American playwright, 1944- ), “Before the War,”

a 10-minute dance-drama set in a war zone, anytime,

4f,

© 1995, by Sandra Perlman, perl@sperlman.com, script/rights available from Franklin Mills Press, P. O. Box 906, Kent, Ohio 44240, telephone 330-673-8632, fax 330- 677-2488, http://www.sperlman.com. Cited to present author by Sandra Perlman via e-mail, January 11, 1996; Perlman says,

  §  Dramatis Personae Woman (f), _____; First Spirit Woman (f), _____; Second Spirit Woman (f), _____; Third Spirit Woman (f), _____.

  §  Synopsis “Woman and Three Spirit Women comment about life before the war that has separated them from their former friends, neighbors, lovers and family.
 

  §  Comment “A poetic work meant to incorporate movement and dance, music and possibly multimedia to demonstrate the dehumanizing effects of war.”
  §  Themes family, friendship, love, neighborliness, remembrance, separation, spirit, war.
See also Sandra Perlman’s
  • "And the Evening and the Morning Were the First Day," a 10-minute comedy in English, 1m1f
  • "Covers," a 10-minute drama in English, 2f
  • "Jocasta," a 45-minute drama in English, set in the royal bedroom of Jocasta, Queen of ancient Thebes, 2f
  • "Something With Fish," a drama in English, 1f
  • "Uniform Love," a farce-drama in English, 2m1f
  • "The Woman in the White Jogging Suit," a 50-minute drama in English, 2f

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