Patrick, John (aka John Patrick O’Goggan, American playwright, and screenwriter, 1905-1995), “Strategy,”
a __-minute comedy in English, set in _____, 1974,
© 1974 by John Patrick;
• in John Patrick’s Love Nest for Three (New York: Samuel French, Inc., 1974), ISBN 0573616124, SF 21603;
• script/rights available from Samuel French, Inc., 45 West 45th Street New York, New York 10010-2751, U.S.A., telephone 212-206-8990, fax 212-206-1429, http://www.samuelfrench.com; Samuel French, Inc. 7623 Sunset Boulevard, Dept. W, Hollywood, California 90046-2785, U.S.A., telephone 213-876-0570; fax 323-876-6822; Samuel French, Inc. 11963 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, California 91604, U.S.A., telephone 818-762-0535, Samuel French (Canada) Ltd. 100 Lombard Street, Dept. W, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1M3, Canada, telephone 416-363-3536, fax 416 363-1108; Samuel French, Ltd. 52 Fitzroy Street-Dept. W, London W1P 6JR, England, telephone (44207) 387-9373, fax (44207) 387-2161, http://www.samuelfrench-london.co.uk/sf/Pages/acted/sfactingeds.html.
_____ (m), predatory male guest; _____ (m), predatory male guest; _____ (f), single girl.
A “single girl successfully discourages her predatory male guests.”—1997 Basic Catalogue of Plays and Musicals (New York: Samuel French, Inc., 1997), p. 22.
John Patrick wrote the play The Teahouse of the August Moon, which won the Tony Award, the Critics’ Circle Award, and the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1954; his screenplays include Three Coins in the Fountain, 1954; Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing, 1955; The Teahouse of the August Moon, 1956; committed suicide, 1995.
courtship, evasion, predation, unwanted guest.