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Tic-tac-toe

One-Act Play in English

Palanca Award 2016, 1st Prize Winner

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Tic-tac-toe

A one-act play

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Characters:

playwright Noel Tacutin

jenny, actress playing a teacher

stan, actor playing Jenny’s husband

miggy, actor playing Jenny’s kid brother

director Alex Millado

producer Ronald Tan

prof sarabia, consultant/test audience

 

Setting:

The time is the present. The action takes place in a theater in Bacolod.

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Tic-tac-toe

A one-act play

 

Scene One

In a living room, two men are frantically making love on the couch. It is dark and raining outside. A woman enters, and – finding the men – goes berserk. The two quickly disengage, and barely cover themselves with their crumpled clothes and the throw pillows.

 

jenny

oh, my god! What the fuck? what the fuck is this?

 

stan

Jenny, it is not what you think.

 

jenny

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