Coming of Age
Paprzycki, Joseph M. (American playwright, senior sales representative, teacher, September 14, 1957-____), “Coming of Age,”
a 30-minute drama, in English, set in an apartment in New York City, evening, November, 2003,
© 2003 by Joseph M. Paprzycki;
• in Joseph M. Paprzycki’s Coming of Age (Oaklyn, New Jersey, U.S.A.: The Author, 2003);
• script/rights available from Joseph M. Paprzycki, 540 Collings Avenue, Suite A925, Collingswood, New Jersey 08107, U.S.A., telephone (home) 856-854-3594, (work) 215-687-8845, e-mail email@example.com.
• Cited by Joseph M. Paprzycki via ftp August 2, 2004. Paprzycki says,
Carmen (f), 45, actress; Younger Carmen (f), 22, actress; Older Carmen (f), 62, actress.
“Carmen, a forty-something-year-old actress comes home from an audition thinking she will be called back for a part. Her agent calls, telling her they want her for the older part in the play, sending Carmen into an evening full of visits from her past, future and set to appropriate arias from her heroine, Maria Callas.
“It is a play of fading hope and regret. • Single set. • Premiered in a one-week production at Polaris North in New York City.”
acting as a profession, actor-agent relationship,,aging, audition, Callas (Maria Callas, opera star, December 2, 1923-September 16, 1977, loss of hope, reminiscence, motivation, regret.