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The Sheik

Author: Deloss Brown

The Sheik

Description: Jack, an advertising executive, hires a gay employee, Frank, to get Jack’s wife, Marty, into a compromising situation so that he can divorce her and marry his low-watt-bulb secretary, Patsy, whom he has gotten pregnant.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2007
Date Added: 7/30/2013
Content Advisory: Occasional strong language and sexual situations.
3 Acts, 120 Minutes
3 Females, 2 Males

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Keywords: Adaptations · Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Gay and Lesbian · Philosophy · Romance · Sex · Technology and the Internet

Original Production Information

THE SHEIK was presented by Medicine Show Theater, New York as a staged reading on January 18, 2007.

Jack: Marc Palmieri
Patsy: Kim Shaw
Frank: Michael Laurence
Marty: Amber Voiles
Joanne: Jackie Herbach

The play was produced by Medicine Show and Cressid Theater Company at Medicine Show Theater, New York on September 8, 2007. The cast, in order of speaking, was:

Jack: Marc Palmieri
Patsy: Lisa Peart
Frank: Jack Perry
Marty: Amber Voiles
Joanne: Jackie Herbach

Lighting and scenic design: Geoffrey Sherman
Stage managers: Brandi Kilbourne and Chris Taormina
Press agent: Ron Lasko, Spin Cycle
Graphics: Kim Sonsky
Photographer: John Quilty.