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Golden Fleece, The - Short Play, Comedy

Golden Fleece, The

A.R. Gurney

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Short Play, Comedy

1m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573621871

Betty and Bill tell the audience they are going to show them the golden fleece. To prove it is authentic, Jason and Medea are to deliver it. Bill knows Jason-- sailed with him during the war-- and Betty putters in pottery with Medea. A hitch develops. Jason is taking off with another doll, and Medea…

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Description

Short Play

Comedy

Settings Of Play - No scenery except two chairs and, possibly, an American flag and a plastic potted plant.

Betty and Bill tell the audience they are going to show them the golden fleece. To prove it is authentic, Jason and Medea are to deliver it. Bill knows Jason-- sailed with him during the war-- and Betty putters in pottery with Medea. A hitch develops. Jason is taking off with another doll, and Medea is doing a slow burn. Everyone remembers the impending tragedy, but no one envisioned it taking place here and now with hilarity.

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1m, 1f

BILLY - in his thirties

BETTY - in his thirties

Author

A.R. Gurney

A.R. (“Pete”) Gurney was born in 1930 in Buffalo, New York. He graduated from Williams College in 1952, served as an officer in the Navy, and afterwards attended the Yale School of Drama. For many years, he taught literature at M.I.T., but moved to New York in 1982 to devote more time to writing for the theatre. He has won a fair amount of awards during his career, and is now a member of the ... view full profile

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