Peeping Punch

by  Jules Tasca

Short Play, Comedy  /  4m, 2f

Pulcinella is caught spying on the alluring Sylvia by her guardian, Dr. Gordo. To avoid being arrested as a peeping Tom, he swears he is love with Sylvia. The doctor agrees not to press charges if Punch marries Sylvia, but Sylvia loves Flavio and plots with Columbine to pretend she is going into a c…

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Peeping Punch

by  Jules Tasca

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Pulcinella is caught spying on the alluring Sylvia by her guardian, Dr. Gordo. To avoid being arrested as a peeping Tom, he swears he is love with Sylvia. The doctor agrees not to press charges if Punch marries Sylvia, but Sylvia loves Flavio and plots with Columbine to pretend she is going into a convent. Columbine bets the doctor that Punch can't go two minutes without committing a carnal act. To test Punch's moral character, they hide and observe as the rowdy Punch makes love to an audience member. He is unmasked and Sylvia is allowed to marry Flavio.
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Jules Tasca

Jules Tasca has taught playwrighting through I.U.P. at Oxford University in England and he has performed with a Commedia dell'arte group in Central Italy. He is the author of over 125 (full length and one-act) published plays that have been produced in numerous national theaters from the Mark Taper For ...

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