A Pill By Any Other Name is the Wrong Dosage
Other Plays by Jeff Folschinsky
Folschinsky, Jeff (American playwright, lightning and sound designer, 1971-____), “A Pill By Any Other Name is the Wrong Dosage,”
a 15-minute black comedy in English, set in a suburban home, U.S.A., 2002,
© 2002 by Jeff Folschinsky;
• in Jeff Folschinsky, Susan Middaugh, Donald Dewey’s Hell is Other People: Three Short Plays (Spiritwood, Saskatchewan, Canada: One Act Play Depot, _), 49 pp., ISBN 1-894910-29-X;
• script/rights available from One Act Play Depot, Box 335, Spiritwood, Saskatchewan S0J 2M0, Canada, telephone (home) 306-883-3130, fax 775-249-8151, http://www.oneactplays.net, e-mail email@example.com.
• contact Jeff Folschinsky, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Cited by Fraser MacFarlane, via ftp, October 26, 2002; MacFarlane says,
Nelson (m), 25, a returnee; Dad (m), 55, Nelson’s father; Billy (m), 8, a relative newcomer; Janet (f), 25, Nelson’s wife.
“A man comes home to find that his wife is missing, his father is acting strangely, and he has gained a son while he was gone.”—Hell is Other People: Three Short Plays @ One Act Play Depot, http://oneactplays.net/hellis.html, accessed June 5, 2008.
• “The person that said 'Coming home is always an adventure,' was probably from this family.”—Hell is Other People.
• One scene, no special requirments.
• This play is part of the script Hell Is Other People, which also includes ‘Such Good Neighbors’ [1m1f], by Susan Middaugh and ‘Batteries’ [3m1f], by Donald Dewey.
• “Jeff Folschinsky, who is originally from Houston, Texas, now resides in Los Angeles, California. His plays have been seen at various theaters in the Los Angeles area. He is also a staff writer for Ambition, a late night soap opera spoof at the Eclectic Company Theater in North Hollywood, California. He is also co-founder and a writer for 'What's Wrong With Wally', a sketch comedy group that it heard regularly on the internet.”—Jeff Folschinsky - One Act Play Depot, http://oneactplays.net/folschinsky.html, accessed January 29, 2004, June 5, 2008.
• Citation mounted October 31, 2002, updated January 29, 2004, June 5, 2008, December 31, 2008, January 2, 2009, by the Webmaster.
bi-polar disorder, drugs, bi-polar disorder, drugs, family, father-son relationship, homecoming, marriage, insanity, manic depression, tyranny.