Somewhere In Between

  • Title: Somewhere In Between
  • Author: Craig Pospisil
  • ISBN: 9780822215226
  • Page: 239
  • Format: Paperback
  • Somewhere In Between Told in ten scenes the play begins in the dark as Jasper confesses his feelings of isolation to the audience But he becomes unnerved in the dark and calls for lights In the first scene Jasper is st
    Told in ten scenes, the play begins in the dark, as Jasper confesses his feelings of isolation to the audience But he becomes unnerved in the dark and calls for lights In the first scene, Jasper is stuck between floors on an elevator with a claustrophobic man, who goes quickly and hilariously over the edge At work, a sleazy coworker gives him farcical advice on how to pTold in ten scenes, the play begins in the dark, as Jasper confesses his feelings of isolation to the audience But he becomes unnerved in the dark and calls for lights In the first scene, Jasper is stuck between floors on an elevator with a claustrophobic man, who goes quickly and hilariously over the edge At work, a sleazy coworker gives him farcical advice on how to pick up women, and that night Jasper goes to a bookstore and tries to pick up a pretty clerk, Holly He strikes out badly, but is picked up by another woman, who takes him home where she lives with her boyfriend A ride on the subway turns into a comic free for all as he and other riders enthusiastically give advice to a lost tourist Jasper crosses paths with Holly again at a party and gamely starts a conversation, hoping she won t recognize him, but she does and teases him flirtatiously On their first date, Jasper and Holly go to a cozy restaurant for quiet conversation, but the couple seated on one side of them erupts in a battle of the sexes, while the couple on the other side engages in passionate verbal foreplay Later, Jasper walks Holly home and their conversation seems mundane, but their fantasies about each other are anything but A chance encounter with a homeless man forces Jasper to gain some perspective on his life Back at work, Jasper snaps when a friend tells him Holly is dating someone else He loses his cool, kicks a chair, breaks his foot, and gets fired Feeling suddenly liberated, he hobbles to Holly s bookstore and asks her if she is seeing someone else She isn t They kiss and leave immediately for the hospital In the end, Jasper briefly talks to the audience again, understanding he must accept life s uncertainties, which aren t all bad, and make the best of things.

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    About Craig Pospisil


    1. CRAIG POSPISIL is author of MONTHS ON END, SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN, THE DUNES, LIFE IS SHORT, the collection CHOOSING SIDES, all published by Dramatists Play Service He is multiple award winning author, six time Heideman Award finalist, and received the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival s award for Excellence in Playwriting from the in January 2011NTHS ON END had its world premiere at the Purple Rose Theater Company and has been produced around the country, as well as in Australia and Hong Kong SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN premiered at the Detroit Repertory Theater and has since had than sixty productions, including ones in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Paris THE DUNES was produced by the Gallery Players in Brooklyn, after a workshop at the Venice Theatre, readings at the Barrow Group and Michael Chekhov Theatre in New York, and winning Theatre Conspiracy s New Play Contest Craig wrote the book to the musicals DRIFT, music and lyrics by Jeremy Schonfeld, which was produced at the New York Musical Festival, and DOT COMET , music and lyrics by Michael Ogborn, commissioned by the New Musical Development Fund.Craig is the head writer for theAtrainplays, the acclaimed twenty four hour theatre company, for which he has written sixteen short plays and musicals, including IT S NOT YOU, TOURIST ATTRACTION and THE BEST WAY TO GO, which are published by Playscripts in theAtrainplays and theAtrainplays Vol II IT S NOT YOU was translated into Chinese and published in An Anthology of Contemporary American Short Plays in Beijing, and is also included in the anthology Take Ten II New Ten Minute Plays TOURIST ATTRACTION is collected in Best Stage Scenes 2006 Another Atrainplay FREE is part of CHOOSING SIDES and has had long runs at the City Theatre in Miami and Rogue Machine Theatre in Los Angeles.Other publications include ON THE EDGE in Under Thirty Plays for a New Generation and Best Ten Minute Plays 2005, 2 Actors GUERILLA GORILLA in Plays and Playwrights 2001, PERCHANCE in the Best Ten Minute Plays 2006, A MOTHER S LOVE is part of Best Women s Stage Monologues 2007, and A PICTURE HOOK in Monologues for Men by Men His one act DISSONANCE will be included in Best American Short Plays 2011 2012.Craig s work has been seen at Ensemble Studio Theatre, New World Stages, Bay Street Theater, New York Musical Festival, Cherry Lane Studio Theater, New York International Fringe Festival, Vital Theater, West Coast Ensemble and the Caldwell Theater, and has been performed in Austria, Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Japan, Samoa, Spain, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam His plays have been translated into Danish, French, Greek and Cantonese His one act plays, ON THE EDGE, INFANT MORALITY, PUT ASUNDER and THE SUBWAY were produced for radio broadcast by Stage Shadows Productions at the M


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