Synopsis

Lavender Ink - 4 Gay One-Act Plays

Edward Crosby Wells

Published by Cyberpress

The 4 Short Plays are ...

Leaving Tampa - M3

This play examines gay self-hate, abusive relations, the role of the gay male in relationship to his father and in relationship to Christianity

Roy, bitter about childhood abuse by his father, sit with his lover in an airport restaurant on their way home from Roy's father's funeral

At another table sits the ghost of the father, whom only Roy can see

The dialogue between Roy and his lover overlaps with that of the father - building to an unexpected and emotional climax

Runs about 45 minutes

Civil Unionized - M1,F1 + M1 or F1

This takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the debate over gay marriage and civil unions

Runs about 10 minutes

Cornered - M2

Black is accused of the murder of his long-time companion and Whyte is conducting a psychological assessment to determine whether or not he is fit for trial

Runs about 15 minutes

Pink Gin for the Blues - M1

A monologue for a mature drag queen

Trick, a sadder but wiser drag queen, in her cups,sits at a bar where she pours her heart out about love and lost innocence

Runs about 20 minutes

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