Mark Fauser

Mark Fauser began his writing career as a student at the University of Missouri where he wrote a lot of sketch comedy, including three huge variety shows featuring two virtually unknown (at the time) talents: Brad Pitt and Sheryl Crow. Since then he has become an actor, producer and director as well. He has starred in over 40 different stage plays, and has had roles in a number of films and television shows. He has co-written several movies, including the critically acclaimed Showtime original movie, "The Right to Remain Silent," which was derived from his play, published by Eldridge. Mark was also a writer for the CBS hit series, "Evening Shade" and has several film projects in development.
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  Right to Remain Silent

Drama by Mark Fauser Brent Briscoe

48 pages

18 flexible parts, doubling possible

The play takes place during a graveyard shift in a big city police booking room where alleged criminals' mug shots are taken by two cops, a hardened veteran and a rookie on her first night. Some of the "criminals" include an African-American graduate student who infiltrated a meeting of the Klan; a drunken driver who caused a fatal accident; a pistol-packing pizza delivery woman; a husband who helped his dying wife commit suicide; a raving husband obsessed with the talk-show host who has influenced his newly liberated wife; and others. Pathetically, tragicall...