Pink and Patches
Bland, Margaret (American playwright, ____-____), “Pink and Patches,”
a __-minute comedy in English, set before a small mountain hut, 1928,
© 1928 by Margaret Pland;
• in Margaret Bland’s Pink and Patches (New York: Samuel French, Inc., 1928), SF 18641;
• 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, http://www.samuelfrench.com; 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, SF 18641.
____ (m), _____; _____ (f), a mountain girl; ____ (f), a woman from the outside world; _____ (f), _____.
“A mountain girl yearns for new pink clothes, and a woman from the outside world brings her a present which is, unfortunately, another patched dress. Can be done by an all-female cast.” — 1997 Basic Catalogue of Plays and Musicals (New York; London; Hollywood, California, U.S.A.; Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Samuel French, Inc., 1996), p. 263.
• Winner of Samuel French Prize in the 1928 National Little Theatre Tournament.
• Can pair with “A Resounding Tinkle,” 1m2f.
• Research could include David Rogers and Mark Bucci’s one-act A Pink Party Dress: A Musical Comedy, piano-vocal score in English (New York: Samuel French, Inc., 1960), LCCN m60-2880.
• Research could include David Rogers and Mark Bucci’s one-act A Pink Party Dress: A Musical Comedy, piano-vocal score in English (New York: Samuel French, Inc., 1960), LCCN m60-2880, adapted from Margaret Bland’s “Pink and Patches.”.
• Research should include Mark Bucci’s The Dress: An Opera Comedy in One Act, piano-vocal score ( [n.p., n.d.]), LCCN unk84-123635.
• Also, research could include Mark Bucci and David Rogers’ Chain of Jade: A One-Act Musical Based on The Stolen Prince, a musical revue in English, piano-vocal score (New York: Samuel French, 1960), LCCN m 61-733.
• See also Margaret Bland’s “Welcome Tomorrow,” a play in English, 2m2f.
American South, celebration, charity, dress, moutain, outsider, poverty, present.