Closure (Paterson)

by  David L. Paterson

 /  3m or f

"Paterson creates stories bristling with character, texture and wit." - The Village Voice
The waiter thinks that the couple he is serving are breaking up. They are, but they are brothers who have had enough of each other.

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Closure (Paterson)

by  David L. Paterson

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    3m or f

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One of Paterson's celebrated shorts from his collection, The Blonde and Other Slight Distractions. Perfect for scene studies, two person auditions, scene nights and showcases, providing a wide variety of characters both humorous and thought provoking. In Closure, a waiter thinks that the couple he is serving are breaking up. They are, but they are brothers who have had enough of each other.
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Reviews

"Paterson creates stories bristling with character, texture and wit." - The Village Voice

"Intelligent, funny dialogues" - Time Out New York

"Rewards in abundance" - The New York Times

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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
    $75 with other plays in collection

Production

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  • Setting: An outdoor café

Casting

3m or f
DOUG/DANA
SCOTT/SARA
WAITER/WAITRESS
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The author will allow the genders of the characters be changed for casting purposes as well as changes of words in references to gender.

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David L. Paterson

An Award-winning playwright and screenwriter, David has penned over two-dozen plays, 15 of which are published through Samuel French, Inc. His works have been performed on Broadway, Off Broadway and throughout the world. He is the only playwright ever to have three plays premiere on the New York City stage in one mont ...

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