Other Plays by Eleanor Brook
Brook, Eleanor (American playwright, 19__-____), “The Addict,” a 40-minute _____ in English, set in _____, ____,
© 2003 by Eleanor Brook;
• in Eleanor Brook’s The Addict (Fullerton, California, U.S.A.: The Author, _____);
• script/rights available from Eleanor Brook, _____, Fullerton, California, U.S.A., e-mail email@example.com, telephone (home) _____, _____, fax _____, _____.
• Cited by Orange County Playwrights Alliance via http://www.ocpaplaywrights.org/playwrights.htm; Brook says,
_____ (m), __, husband; _____ (m), __, son; _____ (f), __, an unhappy housewife.
“An unhappy housewife escapes from real life into the dramatic world of a soap opera, to the annoyance and dismay of her husband and son.”
• Simple stylized set.
• “Eleanor is a founding member of OCPA and has won first place in the Long Beach Playhouse New Works Project for her full-length play, Side Effects. This play also made the finals for the Jewel Box Theater New Play Contest. Her ten-minute play, 'Going Up' won third prize in the annual West Coast National Ten Minute Play Contest; receiving a rave review in the Los Angeles Times. 'Sea Change,' a one act play, was produced by Changing Masks Theater Company in Newport Beach, CA [California, U.S.A.]. Eleanor has also won first prize and an honorable mention in playwriting at the Santa Barbara Writer’s Conference. In Orange County, her work has been read at the Vanguard Theatre Ensemble, Stages, South Coast Repertory, and the Changing Masks New Play Festival. In Los Angeles, she has been read at FirstStage, Barnsdall Park and Border’s Westwood. Eleanor has an M.A. in Theater/Education from Smith College and her free-lance articles have appeared in local and national newspapers and magazines.”—Eleanor Brook Home Page, http://www.ocpaplaywrights.org/eleanor.html, accessed March 5, 2004.
escape, family, schizophrenia, soap opera.