Second Career


Diane is now retired and ready to take on the world. Her mission: to be an advocate for disgruntled customers.

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  • Ellen Margolis
    1 man, 1 woman
    10 minute comedy

    About the play: Diane is now retired and ready to take on the world. Her mission: to be an advocate for disgruntled customers. Bring on your defective merchandise, your shoddy purchases, and your complaints about bad service. Diane has a purpose!

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

    About the playwright: Ellen Margolis is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the International Centre for Women Playwrights. She has seen her plays produced nationally and internationally, garnering awards and commissions from the New York International Fringe Festival, Shaking-the-Tree, and Mile Square Theatre. Her work has been published by Proscenium Journal, YouthPlays, and Playscripts, Inc.

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    Ellen Margolis



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    10 Minute Play





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