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THE AFFIDAVIT Running time – 15 minutes $6.00/script
Set – pawnshop 1940’s
2 characters 1 man – 40s
1 woman – 25-35
A desperate woman brings a cherished family heirloom to a pawnbroker to try and get money to rescue her father from Nazi-occupied Austria. Will she get the money? And at what cost? Fast-paced with a surprising end.
This play has won numerous awards including DFAS National 1-Act Playwriting contest –(First Place)and Gassner Memorial One-Act Playwriting Competition (Honorable Mention.)
THE AFFIDAVIT is published in ONE-ACT PLAYS FOR ACTING STUDENTS edited by Norman A. Bert (Meriwether Publishing, Colorado) and through Lazy Bee Scripts in the UK.
The productions are too numerous to list at this point, but include New York (Off-off Broadway, New Zealand, Canada, Austria…..if you have had a production in another country and want it listed here, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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MONOLOGUES- For samples from the monologues, click here
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THE TOWEL LADY Running time –3 minutes $5.00/script Set – minimal, some towels, a clothesline, washbasket 1 character 1 older woman – 50s-60s
A woman hangs out her laundry while telling her unusual views on towels - and life.
This is possibly Janet S. Tiger's most produced work, having had numerous productions nationally and internationally. This is also a popular piece for drama contests and auditions.
GET A COLD Running time –8 minutes $5.00/script Set – simple, future 1 characters 1 man – older
A man from the future describes the delight he has in the simple pleasure of...getting a cold. (****This monologue was completed in August 2005 -it is part of the full-length play THE END OF DEATH, which will receive its world premiere in August 2007 at Swedenborg Hall in San Diego.)
‘BLOOD’ monologue from TRANSFUSION Running time – $4..00/script monologue - $!5.00 full-length play Set – bare stage 1 character 1 man – 40s
A moving expression of a man who is trying to deal with a transfusion from his son - a transfusion that has given him AIDS.
This monologue has been very successful in both state and national competitions. Click here to see one winner who used this monologue.
CURSE OF THE DUCHESS(monologue)
Running time – 15 minutes $8.00/script Set – minimal - chair, table, lamp Lighting and sound effects very important Character - The duchess - in her late 80s, very British
A duchess recounts how a curse changed her life. Touching- a tour de force for an older actress. Winner - DFAS National 1-Act Playwriting Contest 2nd Place Produced - Five Flags Theatre, Dubuque, Iowa Televised - Public Access Cable Channel Iowa
THE AIRPORT MONOLOGUES- (all set in an airport)
More works by Janet S. Tiger will be coming soon - she has a drawer full of over 100 monologues/plays/screenplays/books that are 10-70% completed.
PRODUCTION INFO -
Plays by Janet S. Tiger have been performed throughout the world including United States, Canada, England, Austria and New Zealand. If your group has performed a play by Janet S. Tiger and would like to have it listed on the PRODUCTIONS page which will include international productions, please e-mail details of the production to email@example.com.
Unusual facts about some of Janet S. Tiger's productions-
1st Reading - UGANDA at a Scripteasers meeting in....a long time ago. (See info about the one-act SCRIPTEASE.)
1st production - SCRIPTEASE (one-act) in 1981 was directed by William Virchis
Janet S. Tiger's plays have won awards five times in the DFAS National One-Act Playwriting Contest -
THE WAITING ROOM -2nd place 1982
THE AFFIDAVIT - 1st place 1983
BLIND WOMAN'S BLUFF - 3rd place 1984
SAVE A PLACE FOR ME - Honorable Mention 1989
CURSE OF THE DUCHESS- 2nd place 1990
The first three prizes were won by Janet Schechter (the 'S' in Janet S. Tiger), the others after she married Stanley Tiger. Janet traveled to Dubuque, Iowa to watch the productions in 1982, 1983 and 1984, and made many friends that she still is in touch with today. For more info on the DFAS Contest, google Dubuque Fine Arts Players One-Act Playwriting Contest
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