Co-Chair, Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights
Final Draft and Writers Store Resident Playwriting Expert
Member, Dramatists Guild of America
Other Plays by Jon Dorf
- Beef Junkies-2m1f
- Cooking Gene-The-2m
- From Shakespeare With Love-2m2f
- Jesus At The Taco Stand-1m2f
- Last Right Before The Void-2m1f
- Newt Gingrich Visits A Residential Youth Facility Not Near Omaha-2m
- Plays End-2m
- Ten Minutes-1m1f
- This Magic Moment-1m1f
- Whatever Happened To Godot-3m
- White Pages-The-2m2f
- X Marks The Spot-1m1f
- Youre Next-2m
Dorf, Jon (aka Jonathan C. Dorf, American playwright, screenwriter, script consultant, teacher, 1971-____), “Bookends,”
a __-minute absurd comedy in English, set in a small university library, March, 1996,
(1 male can be female; 2f can be doubled)
© 1996 by Jonathan C. Dorf;
• in Jonathan C. Dorf’s Bookends (Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.: The Author, 1996);
• Cited by Robert M. Frame, Director of Theatre, Cayuga Community College, 197 Franklin St., Auburn, NY 13021-3099, telephone, http://www.jondorf.com, , 315-255-1743, fax 315-255-2117, via e-mail Framer@Cayuga.Cayuga-cc.edu, March 11, 1996. Alterations cited to present author by playwright vial e-mail April 16, 1996, and April 1, 1999; Dorf says,
Police Captain (m), _________; Eric (m), _________; Jane (f), ex-librarian; ____ (f), _________.
“A college student’s absurdist nightmare about the breakup of his first sexual relationship. [—Synopsis by Greg Gunter, literary manager at La Jolla Playhouse, a friend of the playwright.]
• “Single set, no special requirements.
• Premiered by Cayuga Community College’s Harlequin Productions, March, 1996.
• Liz Hutchison played Jane, George Tietze played Police Captain, Jason Danner played Eric in the City Theater Company production in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A., 1997.
• Prospective producers should go to Home Page of Playwright and Screenwriter Jon Dorf, http://www.jondorf.com/.”
• Research could include http://www.youngplaywrights101.com, the ultimate resource for young playwrights and those who teach them.
breakup, college, first sexual relationship, nightmare, sex.