Short Squeeze
a play in two acts
by Jack Caldwell

A romantic comedy about love, investments and ... gunplay(?),
set in a small Southern city during the early 1990s.


Years ago, when I was a stockbroker, I wrote the majority of this, my only play, on a long week-end visit to the Vicksburg Battlefield in Mississippi. I know, that's really weird. But you never know when the muse will strike, and I've learned to always listen to the muse.

It's based upon real events the took place during the stock market "crash" of 1988, but played for laughs.

Playmakers Theatre of Covington, LA held the World Premere of Short Squeeze on May 1, 1998.

The script, in PDF format, can be dowloaded from the link below for your reading pleasure.

NOTE: All rights to Short Squeeze are strictly held.
If anyone is interested in producing the play, please contact me at:

Jack Caldwell
15060 Germany Oaks Blvd.
Prairieville, LA 70769


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