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'Socks' by Rosemary Frisino Toohey - additional information.

'Socks' by Rosemary Frisino Toohey
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Period and Geography
Location: a non-specific location. Time Period: Now
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 1
Setting: 'Other Location'
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
 Language Advisory:Help
Swearing rate: 1 rude word per thousand
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Mild swearwords
Short, one-act comedy play. Single set - the inside of a clothes dryer at a laundromat! ( A delightful contribution to an under-used sub-genre of costume drama!)
A group of single socks discuss their plight. Should they attempt escape? Why have they been abandoned? Don't humans know that socks are the cornerstone of civilization?
A tale of abandonment, rejection and hope in the confines of a clothes dryer.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of clean laundry must be in want of the correct number of socks.
Awards (won by this script or performances of the script):
Socks won Second Place in the Baltimore Playwrights Festival in a production at Run of the Mill Theatre in 2005.
3rd Place, the Ian Wishart Quaich in the 2023 Edinburgh round of the Scottish Community Drama Association's One-Act Festival.


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