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Jeff Baron

JEFF BARON  (1952 - )

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Born 18 Oct 1952 in Bayonne, New Jersey. Jeff Baron's first play, Visiting Mr. Green, starred Eli Wallach, and was nominated as Best Play by the Drama League. after its year-long run at the Union Square Theatre in New York, it has been translated into 22 languages and performed around the world in well over 200 separate productions with Best Play awards or nominations in Israel, France, Greece, argentina, Germany and Turkey. His second play, Mother's Day, has been produced in Australia, Germany and Brazil and Michigan. His new play Brothers-in-Law will be produced next season in Buenos aires. In addition to his work in theatre, Jeff Baron wrote and sold four original screenplays. His film The Bruce Diet won the CINE Golden Eagle award and has been featured at film festivals around the world. For television, he has written for The Tracey Ullman Show, a Year in the Life, Sisters, almost Grown and Nickelodeon. His journalism and fiction have been published in New York Magazine, Dallas Times-Herald, Tetu (Paris), T.O. (Toronto), and the New York Daily News.

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

Bless Me, Father         Brothers-In-Law         Edna And Joe Forever         Give 'Em An Inch         Mother's Day         Mr & Mrs God         Song Of Martina         Visiting Mr Green         What Goes Around



Bless Me, Father

Synopsis:
The wife of a New York City firefighter who died in the World Trade Center makes a shocking confession

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1st Produced:
Sande Shurin Theatre, NY, NY    2002

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Genre:
Drama, 15 min

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Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Brothers-In-Law

Synopsis:
Today was audrey's funeral. Now everyone's back at the house: Her grown daughters ann and Cindy, their families, relatives, friends and acquaintances. People joke that if audrey's husband Lloyd were still alive, he would have gone downstairs by now. Ll

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Genre:
Dramatic Comedy, 75 min

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Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Edna And Joe Forever

Synopsis:
What if you were walking down the street and saw an old bag lady with her shoe stuck in the sidewalk? What if you helped her get free, then walked her home and helped her fix a couple of things that were broken for years? What if the old lady died, and y

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written by Jeff Baron And Moe Angelos

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Genre:
Comedy, 90 min

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Male:  2            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Give 'Em An Inch

Synopsis:
4 men show for their consultation with a doctor who does penis enlargement surgery to discover it's a group session conducted by the doctor's female assistant.

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1st Produced:
Theatre Geo, Los Angeles    1996

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Genre:
Comedy. 50 min

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Male:  5            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Mother's Day

Synopsis:
tells the comedic story of a seemingly typical American family about to celebrate the annual Hallmark holiday. What we find instead is a family in which keeping score and choosing sides are a time honored tradition.

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1st Produced:
Ensemble Theatre, Sydney, Australia    2000

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Genre:
Dramatic Comedy, 120 min

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Male:  5            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Mr & Mrs God

Synopsis:
Well. It did not take God a week to make heaven and earth. It took much longer because he was helped by Mrs. God and they argued over everything they created and their latest argument is over whether monogamy is natural for human beings.

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written in 2001

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Genre:
Dramatic Comedy, 110 min

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Male:  4            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Song Of Martina

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Theatre Geo, Los Angeles    1996

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Genre:
One act

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Visiting Mr Green

Synopsis:
Mr. Green, an elderly, retired dry cleaner wanders into traffic on New York's Upper West Side and is almost hit by a car driven by Ross Gardiner, a twenty-nine-year-old corporate executive. The young man is charged with reckless driving, and is given a co

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Genre:
Dramatic Comedy. - - Gay, theme/character, one act

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Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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What Goes Around

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Dillons, NY    2006

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Genre:
60 min One act

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Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  doubling

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