Nothing Immediate

by  Shirley Lauro

Short Play, Drama  /  2f

Suspense builds when two women are thrown together in a motel in Iowa. Sandra, a young Jew from New York, is there to be near her dying father. Edna, the proprietress, is a fanatically religious right winger of pioneer stock. Her motel is failing and her only relative is a Viet Nam casualty. Grudgin…

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Nothing Immediate

by  Shirley Lauro

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    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival

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Suspense builds when two women are thrown together in a motel in Iowa. Sandra, a young Jew from New York, is there to be near her dying father. Edna, the proprietress, is a fanatically religious right winger of pioneer stock. Her motel is failing and her only relative is a Viet Nam casualty. Grudgingly, Edna registers Sandra and gradually reveals her deep hostility towards her and the world she represents. An uncanny tension mounts as Edna blames Sandra for her misfortunes and the play sweeps forward to its menacing conclusion. In Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 4th Series.
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  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

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Shirley Lauro

Shirley Lauro’s The Radiant enjoyed its World Premiere in March, 2011, at New Theatre, Miami, starring Angelica Torn as Marie Curie. The play will mark its New York off-Broadway premiere in winter, 2013. All Through the Night enjoyed its World Premiere in Chicago, receiving a Jeff Nomination, as “Best New Play of the Y ...

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