The Beach Ball
Other Plays by Joseph A. Strauss
Strauss, Joseph A. (American playwright, free-lance artist, puppeteer, South Pacific area traveler, 1945-____), “The Beach Ball,”
a 15-minute comedy in English, set on a South Pacific island beach (you name it!), summer, 2003,
© 2003 by Joe A. Strauss;
• in Joe A. Strauss’ The Beach Ball (Truckee, California, U.S.A.: The Author, 2003);
• script/rights available from Joseph A. Strauss, 5 Kiwi Street, Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand, e-mail email@example.com, telephone (09) 72-6970 New Zealand.
• Cited by Joe A. Strauss via ftp June 7, 2003; Strauss says,
Marco (m), all for fun in sun; Eros (m), any age, the mythological son of Aphrodite; Sally May (f), _____.
“The man wants to be with lady in total enjoyment this moment. And Love (Eros) must now find a way. Eros has the great challenge: to bring the two together. Since his birth in the Greek and Roman eras, he has used his power, but things are not quite as they were for him. His arrows, once were used both in Heaven and Earth, never did miss. Now, in 2003, he has been not quite so useful to the Mortals.
“All action occurs in a single beach scene. Individuals in the puppetry arts will find this play quite effective for adults, but not for people under age fourteen. Music and lyrics are available to suit the theme and specific dialogue. Art work by the playwright for performances involves no extra cost. Sample art work is available.”
courtship, desire, Eros (Cupid), love, mythology.