Pasquini the Magnificent
Ingraffia Sam (American playwright, actor, producer, 19__-____), “Pasquini the Magnificent,”
a __-minute comedy in English, set in _____, ____,
© 1994 by Sam Ingraffia; • in Last Exit Before Toll / by Carrie Goldstein. Peace in Our Time / by Larry Cadman. Something Rotten in Denmark / by Annie G. How Many to Tango? / by Sandra J. Albert. Visiting Oliver / by Bill Nave. The Power and the Glory / by Le Wilhelm. Just Thinking / by Alan H. Kravitz. Pasquini the Magnificent / by Sam Ingraffia, Off-Off Broadway Festival Plays, 18th Series (London; New York: Samuel French, 1994), ISBN 0573694370, LCCN 95104444, 187 pp.; • script/rights available from Samuel French, Inc., 25 West 45th Street, New York, New York 10010-2751, U.S.A., telephone 212-206-8990, fax 212-206-1429; or 7623 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, California 90046-2795, U.S.A., telephone 213-876-0570, fax 213-876-6822; or 80 Richmond Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1P1, Canada, telephone 416-363-3536, fax 416-363-1108; or Samuel French, Ltd., 52 Fitzroy Street, London W1P 6JR, England.
_____ (m), magician; _____ (m), __, _____; _____ (f), married lady.
“A has-been magician is making a comeback at a convention of meat packers. He encounters a woman in tears who has just slapped her husband for his philandering. The magician and woman start out at odds but come to commiserate with each other, after which the magician goes on to perform with new confidence.”—1997 Basic Catalogue of Plays and Musicals (New York: Samuel French, Inc., 1997), p. 247.
Selected by New York theatre critics, professionals, and the editorial staff of Samuel French, Inc. as the most important plays in the Eighteenth Annual Off-Off Broadway Original Short Play Festival, sponsored by Love Creek Productions. • “Sam Ingraffia has worked as an actor in theaters all across America - appearing in lead roles in regional theater, summer stock and touring productions. In Los Angeles he has been associated with the Odyssey Theatre, Actors Alley, the Cast Theatre, Theatre West, Group Rep, Colony Theatre, and many others, while compiling a resume of over 50 local theater credits. He has received numerous honors for his work on stage, including a Drama-Logue Award and a Los Angeles Drama Critic's Award. Over 65 film and television appearances have provided him with the opportunity to work with such noted directors as John Schlesinger, Mike Newell, Oliver Stone, Delbert Mann and Robert Zemeckis. Contact: Linda Retman Management, telephone 323-852-9091, fax: 323-852-9094.”—Company Rep Member Sam Ingraffia, http://www.thecompanyrep.org/CompanyBios/SamIngraffia.htm, accessed January 7, 2003.
comeback, commiseration, confidence, first encounter, magic, philandering.