The Artist’s Veneer

By Daniel V. Brugger | Playwright
Veneer
Genre Comedy
Type Play
Subgenre Spoof/Satire
Time Period 1961-1990
Male Actors 2
Female Actors 1
Undefined Actors 0
Length Short
Set Complexity basic

Summary

Distinguished artist Halverssen is mentoring graduate art student Stuart Lardingruber in his studio when he remembers a rich society lady is arriving to pick up a commissioned original abstract male nude in a matter of minutes. Can he continue his lecture regarding the integrity of the inspired artistic process while mopping random colors onto the canvas and blow drying it before the rich widow arrives? Winner of the 1993 Village Playhouse of Wauwatosa Awards for Best Script and Best One-Act Production. [One-Act. 10 pages. Simple or no set.]

Characters

Carolyn Carney

Gender female
Age 65 - 75 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality Ditzy Snobby

Description A wealthy widow

Stuart Lardingruber

Gender male
Age 20 - 30 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Heavyset
Personality Awkward Nerdy Serious

Description A fat and pimply graduate art student

Halverssen

Gender male
Age 45 - 55 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality Charming Conniving Intelligent

Description A distinguished artist and lecturer

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