Displays a play!
1981, (One act play - 3m 3w)
couples gather for dinner in the home of one of them. MALCOLM, the
husband host, a desperate writer, has a brainwave for making a fortune.
Demonstrating his 'brainwave' involves each of the guests enacting
- to the deep consternation of LYNN, his wife - a compromising private
Sad and funny.
I've heard them before. These plans. I have heard them. Before! Up
to here! A machine to press the slimy remnants of soap into new bars.
An electric motor to re-sharpen old razor blades. A thumbscrew for
squeezing out the last of the toothpaste. All those best laid schemes
and dreams and calculations, those wild speculations, those demented
hopes, those madman's addings and multiplications, those pathetic
promises, those paper riches. Paper riches! Paper riches!"