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Michael Aman

MICHAEL AMAN

  

Nationality:    USA
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Literary Agent:    The Barbara Hogenson Agency, Inc  represented by Barbara Hogenson

Michael Aman's The Unbleached American is receiving its world premiere at Stoneham Theatre in April of 2014. It won best play 2012 for the African American Playwrights' Exchange (AAPEX). He wrote the book and lyrics for Becoming Tennessee (Richard Rodgers Award finalist 2009). He co-wrote the book for The Piper (with Grammy winning songwriter Marcus Hummon), which premiered at the Actor's Bridge Ensemble in Nashville, 2010. His play + (POZ) was commissioned by [Your Name Here] Theatre Company and is slated for its premiere in the summer of 2014. His comedy Step Three was a finalist for the 2013 NuVoices in Charlotte, NC. He co-wrote the book and lyrics for The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde (2005 NYMF). He also co-wrote the book for Let Me Sing! A Musical Evolution (George Street Playhouse; Charlotte Repertory Theatre). He is currently working on a young adult novel and Frida, a musical about Frida Kahlo (with Olivier Award nominee composer Dana P. Rowe), which was developed through Amas Musicals in New York City. Michael has a Ph.D. in Theatre History and Masters degree in Dramaturgy.

Research:    Member of the Dramatists Guild of America (as at 2015)

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below is a list of Michael Aman's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde, The         Becoming Tennessee         Caliban         Feeding The Bear         Finding Jane         Frida         Let Me Sing! A Musical Evolution         Looking For Dick         Piper, The         POZ         Rites Of Passage         Secrets Of Songwriting, The         Step Three         Unbleached American



Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde, The

Synopsis:
the Barrow Gang robbing and murdering their way through 1930s Mid Western United States,

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Music by Dana P Rowe; lyrics by Michael Aman; lyrics by Oscar e Moore; book by Michael Aman; book by Oscar e Moore

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Becoming Tennessee

Synopsis:
the life of Tennessee Williams

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Genre:
Musical. - - Gay/Lesbian musical

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Caliban

Synopsis:
Caliban is still on the island. He has imprisoned a man in a cave. His wife comes looking for him

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Black comedy

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Feeding The Bear

Synopsis:
A middle aged gay man who suffers from dysmorphia is having to look after his elderly father who has Alzheimer's. They watch a television cookery programme together - it is hosted by a man in drag. The father decides that from now on he is going to wear his late wife's clothes. The cookery host becomes his career. His daughter pretends to be her dead mother. The son copes with it all

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Gay full length

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Finding Jane

Synopsis:
There is a murder at a LGBT summer camp run by Jane who used to be a man

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Gay one act

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Frida

Synopsis:
The life of Frida Kahlo

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Rights to this title only - Bret Adams. Music by Dana P Rowe; lyrics and book by Michael Aman

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Let Me Sing! A Musical Evolution

Synopsis:
Six hopefuls want to make it big on Broadway

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Written by Michael Bush; Joel Silberman and Michael Aman

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George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick     2002

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Looking For Dick

Synopsis:
A woman goes looking for her missing brother Dick. She discovers he has become a male prostitute and is addicted to porn. And he is a good friend

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Genre:
Gay one act

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Piper, The

Synopsis:
Boston late 1890s. A strangler is on the loose. Suspicion alights on a mysterious man who lodges with Jordan

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Music And lyrics by Marcus Hummon; book by Marcus Hummon; Michael Aman

1st Produced:
Black Box Theater, Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee     03 Dec 2010

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actors Bridge ensemble

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POZ

Synopsis:
A young man has tuberculosis. He discovers that he would get a lot of insurance cover if he were HIV+. He finds another young man who is HIV+ hoping that he can get deliberately infected. They fall in love

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Rites Of Passage

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Written by Michael Aman And Tony Rust

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Mcginn/Cazale Theatre, New York    

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Vital Theatre Company

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Secrets Of Songwriting, The

Synopsis:
Four women songwriters in Nashville

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Music by Randi Michaels; lyrics And book by Michael Aman

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Step Three

Synopsis:
A gay man tries to sort out his drink problem. He meets an eccentric woman who may or may not be God

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Gay full length

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Unbleached American

Synopsis:
Ernest Hogan an Afro-American comedian wrote the first "coon song". 1908. a black songwriter and comedian hires a white nurse. almost straight away sparks fly

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Genre:
Drama

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