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Rock, Paper, Scissors - Short Play

Rock, Paper, Scissors

Maureen Brady Johnson

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Short Play


ISBN: 9780874403107

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: Moving On

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
$75 with other plays in collection


Short Play


Scene work, Competition or audition material

Finalist! 2001 Heidemann Award, Actors Theatre Of Louisville
Published in Moving On.

"Moments of comic genius - huge laughs with each of her lines" - Justin Steensma, Managing Director, Pro Musica Tours, NY

"A palpable hit for an enthusiastic audience" - Alan Woods, ICWP Archives at the Lawrence and Lee Theatre Research Institute, The Ohio State University

"The beauty of these plays is that the playwright doesn't tell you how to play it, she leaves the door open for you to discover the richness of the subtext." - Rose Leininger, Artistic Director, Red Hen Productions

Rock, Paper, Scissors was a 2001 finalist and nominated for the Heidemann Award in the Actors Theatre of Loisville National Ten-Minute Play Contest. The play was first presented by The Brief Acts Company, a Division of Love Creek Productions Network, at the Parker Theatre at the Algonquin Theatre in New York City on July 23, 2008. It was directed by Steven Barrett.



BUTTERFLY - 27. She is a hippie-wannabe.
KATE - 27. A new mother who’d rather be doing anything else.
DOTTIE - 27. Definitely a pastel green person who swears there is a neon yellow inside her dying to get out.
Maureen Brady Johnson

Maureen Brady Johnson

Maureen Brady Johnson has been writing, teaching and directing for over thirty years. Her first ten minute play, Rock, Paper, Scissors was a finalist for the National Ten Minute Play contest for Actor’s Theatre Louisville. Her plays are published by Samuel French and Brooklyn Plays and have been performed all over the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii, and in England. Ms. Johnson is also ... view full profile

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