A Nice Girl Like You
Coneybeare, Arthur Rodney (aka Rodney Coneybeare, aka Rod Coneybeare, Canadian playwright, television writer, actor, novelist, composer, 1928-____), “A Nice Girl Like You,”
a __-minute sexual comedy in English, set in _____, 1974,
© 1974 by Rodney Coneybeare;
• in Rodney Coneybeare’s Four Short Plays by Rod Coneybeare (Toronto, Ontario, Canada: The Author, 197-?), in mimeograph edition;
• script/rights available from Rodney Coneybeare, c/o The Dundurn Group, 3 Church Street., Suite 500, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1M2, Canada, telephone 416-214-5544, fax 416-214-5556, http://www.dundurn.com/contact.shtml.
• Cited in The Brock Bibliography of Published Canadian Plays in English 1766-1978, edited by Anton Wagner (anthologist, editor, educator, theatre scholar, 1949-____) (Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Playwrights Press, 1980). ISBN 0-88754-157-7, ISBN 0-88754-155-0.
Jack (m), middle-aged, aspiring playwright, a successful, businessman; Bob (m), 20, aspiring playwright, drop-out supported by Betty; Betty (f), __, an actress, mistress of Jack, lover of Bob.
“Betty, an actress, is involved with two aspiring playwrights; she is the mistress of Jack, a successful, middle-aged businessman who supports her, and the lover of Bob, a 20-year-old ‘drop-out’ who is supported by her.”—Brock, 96.
• Canada has a highly-developed information network covering unpublished plays; start with http://www.playwrightsguild.com/pgc/main.asp.
• Rodney Coneybeare’s Four Short Plays is not to be confused with Charles Frederic Nirdlinger’s Four Short Plays (New York: M. Kennerley, 1916), LCCN 16-23418 (published with “Aren’t They Wonders?” “Big Kate,” “Look after Louise,” and __-minute “The Real People”).
• Also, not to be confused with Lascelles Abercrombie (1881-____) Four Short Plays (London: M. Secker, 1922), LCCN 23-824 (published with “The Adder,” “The Deserter,” “The End of the World,” and __-minute “The Staircase”).
• Also, not to be confused with Jerome Kass’ (1937-____) Four Short Plays ([New York] Dramatists Play Service, ), LCCN 67-4950 r84 ( published with “Make Like a Dog,” “Princess Rebecca Birnbaum,” “Suburban Tragedy,” and __-minute “Young Marrieds at Play”).
• Also, not to be confused with Charles Frederic Nirdlinger’s Four Short Plays, One-Act Plays in Reprint series (Great Neck, New York, U.S.A.: Core Collection Books, 1979), ISBN 0848620526, reprint of the 1916 edition published by M. Kennerley, New York (published with “Aren’t They Wonders?” “Big Kate,” “Look after Louise,” and __-minute “The Real People”).
• Also, not to be confused with Florence M. Millward’s Four Short Plays (London: J. Williams, Ltd., c1922), LCCN 22-25023.
• Also, not to be confused with Lanford Wilson’s (1937-____) Four Short Plays (New York: Dramatists Play Service, c1994), ISBN 0822213907 (published with “Days Ahead,” “The Madness of Lady Bright,” “This is the Rill Speaking,” “Say de Kooning”).
Other Plays by Rodney Coneybeare