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Just Desserts - Short Play, Comedy

Just Desserts

Pat Cook

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Short Play, Comedy

3m, 5f

ISBN: 9780874407624

Where there's a will, there's a relative. This was never truer than in the case of the late Desmond Clairborn. And greed was never better represented than in the relatives of the deceased. There's a fast-talking nephew, a demented son and his Marilyn Monroe look-alike wife, a starchild niece and two…

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Short Play

Comedy

Time Period - Present Day

Settings Of Play - The living room of the estate belonging to Desmond Clairborn.

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Where there's a will, there's a relative. This was never truer than in the case of the late Desmond Clairborn. And greed was never better represented than in the relatives of the deceased. There's a fast-talking nephew, a demented son and his Marilyn Monroe look-alike wife, a starchild niece and two sisters, one feisty, the other senile. This farce has more twists than a pretzel, and half the fun is watching who gets what and the other half is watching them get it.
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3m, 5f

M. BARNARBY SIMMS - a small, bespectacled elf of a lawyer.
ARNEY COSTELLO - a young, fast talking and greedy con artist.
DELPHINE DELAGO - a fiesty old lady who is Arney's grandmother.
VIOLA CLAIRBORN - Delphine's sister and happy to be wherever she is at the moment.
MAX CLAIRBORN - a forty-five year old blowhard.
MAYELLE CLAIRBORN - Max's wife who clings to her youth like the compact she constantly carries.
FREIDA COSTELLO - a star child in her early forties.
THERESA MORGAN - an honest secretary in her late twenties.
Author
Pat Cook

Pat Cook

Pat Cook got his first taste of seeing his work in print when he was still in high school in Frankston, Texas, writing for the school paper. Then, during the summers, he wrote a column for his hometown newspaper. It wasn't until college, however, when he saw the movie version of Neil Simon's The Odd Couple, that he decided to try his hand at writing plays. His first one-act, The Boys In The Halls, ... view full profile

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