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Present Tense - Short Play, Drama

Present Tense

Frank D. Gilroy

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Short Play, Drama

1m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573624148

Father peeks out the window while the doorbell rings. Mother knows it's "her" by her ring, and Father keeps watching and refusing to let "her" in. 

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Description

Short Play

Drama

30 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary

Settings Of Play - A living room.

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No intermission

Interior Set

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre

Father peeks out the window while the doorbell rings. Mother knows it's "her" by her ring, and Father keeps watching and refusing to let "her" in. The madness mounts as they do not open the door, and the father finally spills the beans he is leaving. This is an avant garde, Beckett-like script.

Published in Present Tense


Presnet Tense premiered as a part of the collection of short plays Present Tense at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York under the direction of Curt Dempster

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1m, 1f

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MOTHER
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Frank D. Gilroy

Frank Daniel Gilroyis an award-winning playwright, producer, screenwriter and director. After graduating from Dartmouth College and the Yale School of Drama, he contributed profusely as a writer to the golden age of television. His impressive first play, Who'll Save the Plowboy?, won an Obie Award in 1962. In 1965, his Off Broadway play The Subject Was Roses won the Tony Award for Best Play, the ... view full profile

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