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Martha is a world-class inflictor of guilt. She has sharply developed her skills of manipulation and uses them on her son, David. Will Martha succeed?

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  • Arthur Keyser
    10 minute drama
    1 man, 2 women

    About the play: Martha, in her early seventies, is a world-class inflictor of guilt. She has sharply developed her skills of psychological manipulation and uses them on her favorite subject, her son, David, who is visiting Martha with his wife. As David parries each thrust, Martha moves to another mode of attack. He finally employs his nuclear option, which shocks Martha into her defensive mode. Will Martha succeed? Read the play to find out.

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    About the playwright: Arthur practiced corporate law in Philadelphia area for fifty years. Though he had been a writer for most of his life, he began writing plays when he was 80 years old. His first ten-minute play was one of ten selected for the Odyssey Ten-Minute Play Festival in Florida and was performed before a full house. Arthur is the founder and artistic director of the Senior Friendship Center Performing Arts Theatre, is a lifetime member of The Dramatists Guild of America, and is a member of the Sarasota Area Playwrights Society. Arthur has written four full-length plays, one forty-minute one act play, and more than 24 short plays.

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    Playwright

    Arthur S. Keyser

    genre

    Drama

    running time

    10 Minute Play

    men

    1

    women

    2

    royalty

    $15 per performance

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