A magical device helps a couple communicate better, but is better communication what they really want?

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  • Jack Rushton
    10 minute comedy
    1 man, 1 woman

    About the play: Walter and Elise enjoy each other’s company. They even enjoy their how they communicate with each other, up to a point. But when they each think they know exactly what the other one is saying, they turn to the new product, Mistranslations Magic.

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    This play is included in AGELESS! 11 Short Plays Celebrating Seniors.

    Recognition for Mistranslations:

    • 2019 finalist for The National Playwriting Award
    • Winner of Best Play at The Playwright’s Platform 49th Annual Summer Festival
    • Selected for Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney

    About the playwright: Jack is a member of The Theatre Artist’s Workshop and The Playwright’s Platform, is the founder of The Weekend Writer’s workshop, and is the Director of New Play Programs and Strategic Planning at The Greenwich Theatre Company. Jack does a little acting, loves directing, and writes whenever he can. Three dozen of Jack’s short plays have been produced at more than one hundred festivals and workshops across the country.

    See Jack’s other play, Finding Zeus. 

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    Jack Rushton



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    10 Minute Play





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