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Parallel Lives - based on The Kathy and Mo Show.
In the opening scene, two Supreme Beings plan the beginning of the world with the relish of two slightly sadistic suburban wives decorating a living room. Once they ve decided on the color scheme of the races, a little concerned that white people will feel slighted being such a boring color, they create sex and the sexes. Afraid women will have too many advantages, the Bei ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Dramatists Play Service Inc
(first published January 1st 1993)
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Jul 14, 2007 Jill rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: theater lovers
The Kathy and Mo Show is a hilarious play (collection of sketches) centered around 2 "superior beings" that are busy creating the universe. It's hilarious--figuring out who carries the baby. Decision: the female. But they figure the male will be jealous, so they throw in a few things to make childbirth less desirable--pain, mess, making the child come out thru a tiny portal. But does that make it even? Ok, give the men a monstrous ego, and that should balance the scales. A great read, even bette ...more
Super fun collection of short plays exploring the different kinds of modern woman. Very funny, and would probably be great material for a pair of gifted comedic actresses- or a group of actors and actresses. Ideal for colleges, was my first thought, where there are always plenty of actresses looking for interesting material. Also just a fun read. I laughed out loud numerous times while reading this.