|CITY OF DREAMS|
|Author||BIRD, John C - Other Plays by this Author - Contact Author|
|Format||One-act. Approx run-time 24 minutes.|
|Synopsis||Fred Newman, a local government accountant, dreams of leaving his nagging wife and dead-end job and travelling the world. A heart attack and early retirement provide the opportunity to take off and head for his 'City of Dreams', Dallas, Texas. Here he meets a Mexican chambermaid who is also on the run but from different demons. For a while it looks as if they may become an 'item', but will they find the happiness they seek?|
|Cast||1m, 1f. (minimum 2)|
Fred Newman, early 50s; Rosita Alvarez, late 20s.
|Production||Action takes place in a Dallas hotel room. Required are a bed with side tables, dressing table, coffee table, two chairs, bottles of 'champagne' and 'tequila', a tape of Mexican mariachi music.|
|Status||Available for performance|
|Contact Details: The Playwrights Publishing Co. Website:
http://www.geocities.com/playwrightspublishingco. (for other licences please contact the Author)|
|John C Bird|
In addition to plays and television comedy material, my published and broadcast work includes poetry, short stories, non-fiction books and a wide range of journalism.