Monthly Archives: August 2015

#31Plays31Days #31. “PLAYING WITH MATCHES”

PLAYING WITH MATCHES (a short play by Paul Hagen dedicated to the memories of Knox Bundy and Everett DiNapoli) THE GENTLEMAN, wearing a voluminous overcoat and fedora lights a match center stage. THE GENTLEMAN The thing is, when it comes … Continue reading

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#31Plays31Days #30. “YOU CAN’T SPY THAT”

YOU CAN’T SPY THAT (a short play by Paul Hagen) The family is in their SUV on a road trip. MOMMY is a chunky, enthusiastic woman wearing a bright, polka-dotted halter top and oversized sunglasses. DADDY is driving – and … Continue reading

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#31Plays31Days Y4 29. “SPINSTER”

SPINSTER (a short play by Paul Hagen) SEBASTIAN is an eighth grader whose clothes are too neatly pressed and whose hair is too carefully styled to make it likely that he will be a heterosexual when he grows up. He … Continue reading

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#31Plays31Days Y4 28. “SPARE SOME CHANGE”

SPARE SOME CHANGE (a short play by Paul Hagen) A PANHANDLER is sitting with a coffee cup containing a small amount of change on the sidewalk outside a fence around a large stone wall – that of a grand church … Continue reading

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#31Plays31Days Y4 27. “ARE YOU REALLY PSYCHIC?”

ARE YOU REALLY PSYCHIC? (a short play by Paul Hagen) We are on the set of the game show “Are You Psychic?” which is designed to look like the inside of  fortune teller’s tent. At one podium stands indefatigable gameshow … Continue reading

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#31Plays31Days #26. “HEADING HOME BLITZED”

HEADING HOME BLITZED (a short play by Paul Hagen) TRYSTAN, an overserved, overweight hipster, is on a subway car. It’s late at night and most people seem to be concerned with trying not to fall asleep to paying attention to … Continue reading

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#31Plays31Days Y4 #25. “THE GAME OF COUNTING SHEEP”

The Game of Counting Sheep (a short play by Paul Hagen) COLIN is a British grade school boy. His unruly mop of hair is adorned by his uniform tie, loosened and then re-tightened like a headband. The rest of his … Continue reading

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