Putt, Barry M., Jr. (English-Italian playwright, 1969-____),
“The Porch,” a 10-minute drama in English in three scenes, set on Hank’s front porch, Beaverdam, Virginia, U.S.A., 2004,
© 2004 by Barry M. Putt, Jr.;
• in Barry M. Putt, Jr.’s The Porch (Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A.: The Author, 2004);
• script/rights available from Barry M. Putt, Jr., P. O. Box 7233, Somerset, New Jersey 08875-7233, U.S.A., e-mail email@example.com, telephone (home) 732-846-1497, (work) 732-846-1497.
• Cited by Barry M. Putt, Jr., via ftp January, 8, 2004; Putt says,
Hank (m), 66, in fading jeans, has chronic lung problems, sedentary outlook on life; Lennie (m), 62, in jeans, eager to try new things, but timid to go it alone; Franny (f), 84, stylish dresser, tired of living in her recently deceased, husband’s shadow.
“A man struggles to break free from his fears and complacent ways in order to truly live life.
• “Three scenes: [scene i] A humid July evening on Hank’s front porch. [scene ii] A mid-September evening on Hank’s front porch. [scene iii] An afternoon, two weeks later on Hank front porch.
• The play received an Equity staged reading at the Goldberg Theater, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York, U.S.A..
complacency, new chance, senior citizenship, Virginia.