Eble, Julie (American playwright, 1953-____) "Paradise Dance,"
a 10-minute drama in English, set in an exotic dance club, weekday evening, fall, 1997,
© 1997 by Julie Eble;
• in Julie Eble’s Paradise Dance (Boothwyn, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: The Author, ____);
• script/rights available from Julie Eble, 1525 Colonial Drive, Boothwyn, Pennsylvania 19061, U.S.A., telephone (home) 610-558-9771.
• Cited by Julie Eble via ftp April 4, 1998; Eble says,
Joey (m), 30, club client; Paradise (f), 28, club exotic dancer; Rick (m), 30, club bouncer.
“Joey visits Paradise, an exotic dancer at her club. He has given Paradise several gifts and has been fantasizing about her. He asks her to go away with him. She begins to see how unrealistic his fantasies have grown. The audience sees the contrast in their worlds. Paradise calls for Rick, the bouncer to remove Joey. Joey reveals that he has taken his fantasy beyond just his mind into actions that Paradise never intended. Joey is removed from the bar; Paradise, untouched, scoops up the money he left on the table.
“‘Paradise Dance’ received a cold reading at Philadelphia Dramatist Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., December 1997.”—Julie E. Eble, http://www.netspace.org/~icwp/jeble.html, accessed March 11, 2006.
Page mounted April 4, 1998, updated May 19, 1998, November 21, 2008, by the site Webmaster.
bar, exotic dance, fantasy, guard, reality.