The Challenge of Bureaucracy


An older lady has not received her last Social Security check so she calls for help, only to get bureaucracy!  Short, easy, never-fail script!

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  • Carole L. Glickfeld
    7 minute comedy
    1 man, 1 woman, 3 either

    About the play: An older lady has not received her last Social Security check so she calls a bureaucrat, an Activity Director, and others for help. But all she gets is more frustrated! Short, easy to produce as a reading and best of all, directors, actors, and audiences love it. This is a ‘never fail’ script!

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    About the playwright: Carole L. Glickfeld is a prize-winning author of the novel Swimming Toward the Ocean, and Useful Gifts, a collection of stories about a family with deaf parents and hearing children. Her short stories appear in numerous publications, including When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple. She’s worked for city, state, and federal government, her favorite position being Director of the Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens in Seattle. Once, while visiting an aunt in Deerfield Beach, Florida, she was taken to the theatre, which coincidentally was performing The Challenge of Bureaucracy. The play has been staged hundreds of times around the United States and Canada.

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    Carole Glickfeld


    Comedy, Streaming and Online Theatre

    Running Time

    Less Than 10 Minutes








    $10 per performance

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