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'The Affidavit' by Janet S. Tiger - additional information.

'The Affidavit' by Janet S. Tiger
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Period and Geography
Location: USA. Time Period: 1940s
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 1
Setting: Shop/Store
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
21 to 35
36 to 50
 Language Advisory:Help
Swearing rate: 2 rude words per thousand
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Mild swearwords
Potential blasphemy
In addition to the text, the "Producer's Copy" of the Script includes the following:
A list of the required properties
Fifteen-minute play. Single set (a pawn shop in New York in the 1940s). A brief glimpse into individual lives, set against the background of the holocaust.
Hilda Gruenberg has to renew her father's visa affidavit to stand a chance of getting him out of Nazi Germany to join her in America, but it'll cost her $650. She believes her family heirloom ring is worth $10,000, so she's shocked when the pawnshop owner, Mr Meyer, only offers her $650 for it. Why is he taking advantage of her desperation, and is she too proud to accept?
Awards (won by this script or performances of the script):
THE AFFIDAVIT - 1st place (1983) cash award and full production WORLD PREMIERE


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