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Pandora\'s Revenge
Pandora's Revenge
By Pat Cook.

Cast: 1m., 1w. The story goes, according to legend, that when Pandora's box was opened all sorts of pleasures and evils escaped. Just what sort of package has Marvin Hanover opened, he wonders, as he tries to sell insurance to Miss Thorndyke. First, she really isn't Miss Thorndyke—she's Ida Simpkins and she doesn't actually live at the address she gave him over the phone. She seems to have more questions for Marvin than he ever saw on any application. Panicked by the evening news and her rundown neighborhood, she grills Marvin like a hamburger patty. Lines fly fast and ferociously in this cat-and-mouse adventure with Marvin wondering just who's the cat and who's the mouse. Before he can get out the door, Ida has him on the witness stand and whimpering for another glass of tea. And that is his big mistake. That is when he finds out just who the cat really is. One int. set. Approximate Running Time: 30 minutes.

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Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  One-Act
Catalog Code:  P64
Cast Size:  2
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  20
Royalty:  $40.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $7.95
Approx. Running Time:  30 min.
Target Audience: High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre
Genre: Comedy
ISBN (10): 0871298597
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. 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 ...More
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