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Author:Jo J. Adamson
ICWP Member?:Yes
Nearest Large City:Maple Valley
Play Title:Downplay
Runtime:1-5 minutes
Synopsis:Downplay is a satire on the practice of theatres to stage, what some call "Polaroid" plays. That is to say, short plays with a playing time that precludes any kind of structure or character development.
When the Playwright is invited to submit a one-minute play (with a $l0.00 entry fee)to a national theatre company, she becomes undone.
Max. Cast:1
Min. Cast:1
Web Page: 
First Name:Jo
Last Name:Adamson