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By Jules Tasca.

Cast: 2m., 2w. (Doubling, up to 14 m., 14 w.) Twelve delightful Readers Theater shorts which may be read or produced as plays. Included are: Pen Pals, letters between a jailbird and a naive young girl; Postcards from Sicily, about the hair-raising adventures of two travelers; Future Mail, a communication via telescreen in the year 2895; Hamlet (The Telegram Version), telegrams from Hamlet to his schoolmates in Wittenburg; Fairy Tale Mail, a menage of the "Hansel and Gretel," "Little Red Riding Hood" and "Cinderella" stories; Papyrus Found on Mount Ararat, where we hear from Noah's mother-in-law; The Washington Letters, the letters of intrigue between George Washington and his paramour; The Amazing Powers of Eli Frankle, Eli's debate with the American Psychic Association; The Seven Ages of Man, done in pharmacy shipping lists; War Is Annoying, letters from a neurotic mother to her son; Bank Withdrawal, Mr. Muvo's experiences after a visit to the Center for Creative Genetics; and Switching Rooms, the mortal combat of two nuns over exchanging the rooms they've each inhabited for 40 years.

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Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Anthology*Full-Length*One-Act
Catalog Code:  O56
Cast Size:  4
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  68
Royalty:  $75.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $8.95
Approx. Running Time:  100 min.
Target Audience: High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Senior Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Comedy
ISBN (10): 0871296446
Through Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Jules Tasca has taught playwrighting at Oxford University in England, and he has performed with a commedia dell'arte group in central Italy. He is the author of more than 125 (full-length and one-act) published plays that have been produced in numerous national theatres from the Mark Taper Forum to the Bucks County Playhouse, as well ...More
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