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"Standing Water"

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Ganem, Mitchell (American playwright, commercial producer, February 3, 1962- ), "Standing Water,"

a 15-minute comedic drama in English, set in a suburban kitchen, weekday afternoon, 1994,

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© 1994, script/rights available from Mitchell Ganem, JAF, Box 7447 New York, NY USA 10116, telephone 212-568-0311. Cited by playwright via ftp, July 16, 1997; Ganem says,

Dramatis Personae Kate (f), Terry's best friend; Terry (m), Kate's best friend

Synopsis "The four female friends have gathered to share a bottle of wine and a few laughs when one of the women sends the afternoon into a tizzy by chasing her wedding ring down the garbage disposal and getting her hand firmly stuck there. What follows is a riotous roundabout of marital dissection, failed ambitions and occasional bouts of ineffectual plumbing."

Themes ambition, female bonding, friendship, garbage disposal, marriage, plumbing, ring.




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1/2/3/4 for the Show: A Guide to Small-Cast One-Act Plays

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