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PATTY CASSIDY: Behind the Curtain


Five minutes before curtain. The audience is growing restless. Everyone coughs. Somebody sneezes. And that is when-

The ingenue faints, the leading man steps out for a smoke, the leading lady laughs like a braying mule, and the director forgets his script on the fire escape.

One minute to go…

Though she mostly writes radio plays, Patti Cassidy is often seduced into other forms and has grown to love 50-word stories.


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