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Neglected Husbands Sewing Club - Short Play, Comedy

Neglected Husbands Sewing Club

Peg Lynch

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Short Play, Comedy

6m, 5f

ISBN: 9780573623417

Based on the Ethel and Albert TV series.
When a wife is too busy with bridge clubs and bazaars to sew buttons and mend rips, a man feels neglected. Albert forms a sewing club with other husbands-- and they think they are pretty funny discussing hairdo's and calories while they thread needles and darn socks. The joke backfires when the wome…

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Short Play

Comedy

Farce, Adaptations (Stage & Screen)

Settings Of Play - The living room of Ethel and Albert's home.

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When a wife is too busy with bridge clubs and bazaars to sew buttons and mend rips, a man feels neglected. Albert forms a sewing club with other husbands-- and they think they are pretty funny discussing hairdo's and calories while they thread needles and darn socks. The joke backfires when the women overhear and prove that two can play at this game. Five husbands and five wives meet on the battlefield of home repairs.
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6m, 5f

ETHEL
ALBERT
GRACE
GEORGE
JOE
DOTTIE
FRED
EDITH
MR. BROWN
MR. SMITH
MRS. BROWN

Author
Peg Lynch

Peg Lynch

Margaret Frances “Peg” Lynch, born November 25, 1916, in Lincoln, Nebraska--is the creator, star, and sole owner of the radio and television comedy series Ethel and Albert. Ethel and Albert (originally The Private Lives of Ethel and Albert) centers around the day to day life of a married couple, Ethel and Albert Arbuckle, living in the small town of Sandy Harbor. Peg first created the series in ... view full profile

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Kevin Plooster 7/29/2014 9:27 AM
A little dated, but o.k. script.  I'm not sure if the audience would still relate to this.
Anna McKinney 2/28/2014 9:32 AM
This is an adorable story that really delves into the gender roles within a marriage and the way some couples devide up responsibility.  I first was exposed to this one act play when I was in high school.  Now, 12 years later, as a drama teacher, a student director in my directing class has chosen this play to work on and its still just as heartwarming and hilarious.  

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