|Author||ROHAN VARGAS, Fred - Other Plays by this Author - Contact Author|
|Synopsis||A ten minute play about the turmoil of a young woman who is trying to keep her parents together but finds it difficult because of a family friend who turns out to be her mother’s lover.|
|Cast||2F (minimum 2)|
Cindy - starts off in her late teens and then turns into her early twenties
Janet - late thirties to early forties
|Production||Practically a bare stage with a table, two chairs, fast food and a tombstone. First scene only shows the table and chairs. Lights up on tombstone in the second scene |
|Status||Available for performance|
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|Friends.rtf||Thu, 16th Aug 2007||First 5 pages of 10 pages||Available to print: £5.00|
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|Professional Performance||Up to 600 seats. EEC Countries.||This play is still a work in progress.||Free|
|Amateur Performance||Up to 600 seats. EEC Countries.||Free|
|Fred Rohan Vargas|
Fred Rohan Vargas is the author of several full lengths, one acts and children’s plays that have been produced throughout the country. He holds a MFA in dramatic writing from New York University. Prior to receiving a fellowship for graduate school, Fred began his theatre career by starting a dance theatre company for youths that saw his fifty young performers appearing at such venues as Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, Pittsburgh’s Performing Arts Center and Cami Hall with great jazz artists, Dizzy Gillespie and Horace Silver. Fred later became a radio announcer for WSTA in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, where he was encouraged and mentored by the late Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and screenwriter John Patrick (Three Coins in the Fountain) to become a playwright. Following his suggestion, Fred produced his first play, Why De Donkey So Stubborn and truly discovered his love for theatre.
For several years Fred has been a resident playwright for Harbor Theatre, Stageplays Theatre Company, Third Step Theatre and Artist in Search of Theatre. He has received a grant by the New York State Council on the Arts Theatre Commissions along with other awards and is the author of two published plays, CRYSTAL (JAC Publishing and Promotions) and ANYTHING BUT BLACK (The Best Plays FromThe Strawberry One Act Festival). He has been listed in several editions of John Willis’s Theatre World and Songwriter’s Market.
Fred is also a promising songwriter receiving “Honorable Mention Awards” by The Billboard World Songwriters’ Contest, John Lennon Songwriting Contest, Great American Song Contest and Unisong International Songwriting Contest. He has had the pleasure to record with a winning guitarist of 24 Grammy awards, Carmine D’Amico. He has served on the theatre/dance grant's panel for the Queens Council on the Arts, the panel of judges for the Daytime Emmy Awards (sponsored by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences) and the Board of Directors of the New York Children's Theatre. He is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America and American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)