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Stephen Belber

STEPHEN BELBER

  (1967 - )

Nationality:    USA
email:    n/a     Website:    n/a

Literary Agent:    ICM Partners  

Stephen Belber. Stephen Belber's plays include Geomtery of Fire, (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater); Fault Lines, (Naked angels/Cherry Lane); a Small, MeloDramatic Story, (LaByrinth Theater Company); McReele, (Roundabout); Match,(Broadway, Tony nomination for Frank Langella); Tape, (Naked angels, NYC/La/London); the Laramie Project,(associate Writer); Carol Mulroney,(Huntington Theater); One Million Butterflies, (Primary Stages); Drifting elegant, (Magic Theater); the Transparency of Val, (Theater Outrageous, NYC); the Wake, (Via Theater, NYC);Through Fred, (Soho Rep); and the Death of Frank, (araca Group, NYC). as a screenwriter, he wrote Tape, directed by Richard Linklater, starring Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke (Sundance; Berlin); the Laramie Project (associate Writer) for HBO Films, (Sundance, emmy nomination for screenwriting); and Drifting elegant,directed by Amy Glazer. He also wrote and directed his first feature, Management,starring Jennifer aniston, Steve Zahn and Woody Harrelson, which premiered at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival and is due out this spring. among other projects, he is currently developing a screenplay based onMcReele, for Will Smith's Overbrook production company. TV credits includeRescue Me and Law & Order SVU, (staff writer). He has received commissions from Manhattan Theater Club, Playwrights Horizons, the Huntington Theater, Arena Stage and Philadelphia Theater Company.

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

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        Big Ole Washing Machine         Black Sun         Carol Mulroney         Death Of Frank, The         District Views         Don't Go Gentle         Drifting Elegant         Dusk Rings A Bell         Fault Lines         Finally         Geometry Of Fire         God Like A Jumpstart         Jeff Beaver         Laramie Project, The: Ten Years Later         Love         Management         Match         Mcreele         Melbourne         Muscles In Our Toes, The         One Million Butterflies         Passive Belligerence         Power of Duff         Small MeloDramatic Story, A         Small, A         Steak Knife         Steve         Tape         Through Fred         To Be Human         Transparency Of Val, The         Trepidation Nation         Various Rigors         Wind         Yes



Big Ole Washing Machine

Synopsis:
Two actors prepare for their roles. . .and end up confusing it all with their actual lives. Which gets tricky as far as Sri Lanka, intense machismo, and loud self-importance are concerned.

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1st Produced:
Atlantic Theater Shorts (New York, NY, United States)     2002

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1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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Genre:
15-20 min Comedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  2 males

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Black Sun

Synopsis:
The sun turns black for a few seconds causing chaos. Then it turns black permanently

Notes:
Written by Stephen Belber and Adam Duritz

1st Produced:
Matilija Auditorium, Ojai, Ca     11 Aug 2011

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Carol Mulroney

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1st Produced:
-     2005

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Death Of Frank, The

Synopsis:
the story of Peter, a young, earnest gardener with a desire to save the world, and Natalie, his odd, jaded sister, who tends to like things that hurt her. One of those things is Frank, an older guy with a rough edge and a shady job description. Peter's world is Natalie, so naturally he wants to save her, but he accidentally falls in love with a linguist named Lynn who tries to teach him that there's more to life than one's sister. This is a play about choices made in the face of unavoidable desire; it's about form and function, sweetness and danger, and passion and articulation.

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1st Produced:
Turtle Shell's Theater     2008

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-

1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY,    -

Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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District Views

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Written by Caleen Sinnette Jennings; Wendy MacLeod; Ken Zacarias and Stephen Belber

1st Produced:
Arena Stage, Washington Dc     2001

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Don't Go Gentle

Synopsis:
Stephen Belber's world premiere Don't Go Gentle follows Judge Lawrence Driver: conservative powerhouse on the bench, failure at home. Now retired, widowed, and seeking redemption, Lawrence volunteers to do pro bono legal work with Tanya, a vulnerable ex-con with a troubled teenage son, while working to repair the increasingly complicated relationships with his own adult children. But do-overs don't come easy, and when his newfound generosity is perceived as condescension, Lawrence runs the risk of losing everything.
- nytheatre.com

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1st Produced:
Lucille Lortel theatre
121 Christopher Street, New York, NY 10014     27 Sep 2012

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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY,    978-0822228455

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Play/Drama

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Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Drifting Elegant

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1st Produced:
Magic Theater, San Francisco     2005

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Dusk Rings A Bell

Dusk Rings A Bell
a precise and beautifully crafted play from the American playwright, author of Tape and associate writer of the Laramie Project, whose events are echoed in this play. Twenty-four years ago, the future was going to be different. Molly was going to be happy; older and smarter and married with kids. Ray was going to be a heart surgeon. When they meet again, by chance  she divorced and childless; he a caretaker and gardener  they discover that their lives are even further from that future than they could have imagined. Steeped in both regret and possibility, Dusk Rings a Bell is about the difficulty of taking responsibility for our choices, and how life will make them for us, if we're not careful.

Notes:
developed At the Ojai Playwrights' Conference, California in July 2009

1st Produced:
Halesworth, Old Print Works     28 Apr 2011

Organisations:
Hightide Festival

1st Published:
Nick Hern Books, London (2011) >>>
Dramatists Play Service Inc, NY, 2011   978-1848422018

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
Theatre Record Volume XXXI (2011) Issue 09 Page 483

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Fault Lines

Synopsis:
Whole Foods, edie Brickell, and mini-hot dogs abound in this dark and twisted new comedy, in which a seemingly ordinary boys' night out turns sour for two friends when a stranger forces them to delineate the boundaries between loyalty, conviction, and betrayal
- press release

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Organisations:
Naked angels

1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY (2009)   978-0822223474

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Finally

Synopsis:
a football coach is found with his head smashed in and wallet stolen. the police say it was a robbery. the coach, his daughter, the star player and even his Byron quoting dog tell what really happened.

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Play/Drama

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Geometry Of Fire

Synopsis:
In Geometry of Fire, we find an investment banker-turned-Marine-sniper recently returned from Iraq and a Saudi-American who just wants to get laid. In any other world, these two guys would be best friends. But when their lives collide in this one, each is forced to survive on the fly. Based on a true story
- press release

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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY, 2010   978-0822224068

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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God Like A Jumpstart

Synopsis:
People seek faith, love and congruity in a church; but it's not easy when you're forced to wiggle and prance and dance.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Morehead State University (Morehead, Ky, United States)     2008

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
10-20 min Comedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  2 males, 3 females

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Jeff Beaver

Synopsis:
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1st Produced:
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, New York     17 Oct 2010

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Genre:
Short play

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Laramie Project, The: Ten Years Later

Laramie Project, The: Ten Years Later
On November 6, 1998, gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard left the Fireside Bar with aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson. the following day he was discovered on a prairie at the edge of town, tied to a fence, brutally beaten, and close to death. Six days later Matthew Shepard died at Poudre Valley Hospital in Ft. Collins, Colorado. On November 14th, 1998, ten members of Tectonic theatre Project traveled to Laramie, Wyoming and conducted interviews with the people of the town. Over the next year, the company returned to Laramie six times and conducted over 200 interviews. these texts became the basis for the play the Laramie Project. Ten years later on September 12th, 2008, five members of Tectonic returned to Laramie to try to understand the long-term effect of the murder. they found a town wrestling with its legacy and its place in history. In addition to revisiting the folks whose words riveted us in the original play, this time around, the company also spoke with the two murderers, McKinney and Henderson, as well as Matthew's mother, Judy Shepard. the LaRaMIe PROJeCT: TeN YeaRS LaTeR is a bold new work, which asks the question, "How does society write its own history?"

Notes:
Written by Moises Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris And Stephen Belber

1st Produced:
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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY,    978-0822224501

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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  1            Other:  doubling, flexible casting

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Love

Synopsis:
Three restaurant guys seek love amidst the clutter of food cans, life, manhood and rope.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
42nd St. Theater (New York, NY, United States)     1997

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
10-20 min Comedy

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  3 males

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Management

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Genre:
One act

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Match

Synopsis:
Mike and Lisa Davis arrive at the apartment of Tobi Powell, who lives alone in Inwood, on the northern tip of Manhattan. they are there to interview him about his life as a dancer and choreographer, but it is soon evident that their agenda is as multilayered as the life story that Tobi begins to tell them. What happens next will either ruin or inspire them-and definitely change their lives forever.

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1st Produced:
New York    

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-

1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY,    -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Mcreele

Synopsis:
McReele is the politically Dramatic story of world-weary Delaware journalist, Rick Dayne, as he rediscovers his zeal liberating convicted murderer, Darius McReele, from 16 years on death row. Darius's magnetic personality makes him a darling of the lecture circuit, leading to national media attention and political viability. When the local Democratic Party taps McReele to challenge the Republican incumbent for his U.S. Senate seat, McReele hires Dayne to be his campaign manager. When questions arise about McReele's true culpability in the crime for which he has been cleared, Rick's attempt to salvage his faith in humanity runs up against his all-too-human desire to win at all costs.
- press release

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Melbourne

Synopsis:
explores the relationship between the United States and Australia

Notes:
part of the Australia Project

1st Produced:
Kraine Theatre, NY, Usa     2006

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Play/Drama

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Muscles In Our Toes, The

Synopsis:
In this dark comedy, four friends meet at their high school reunion and ponder a plan to free their old friend who's been kidnapped by a radical political group. Absurdity, intensity, and plain ole weirdness ensue when this inebriated, stoned, adolescently arrested, religiously confused group of friends attempts to tackle the task at hand and, at the same time, debate the forces of international terrorism.

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1st Produced:
Labyrinth Theater Company, New York, NY     2014

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, Inc. NY (2015)   978-0822233220

Music:
-

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Genre:
dark comedy

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  1            Other:  -

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One Million Butterflies

Synopsis:
When Will's girlfriend becomes pregnant he finds it difficult to face up to commitment and instead goes on a journey across America looking for his lost brother - Tree

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Primary Stages, New York     12 Feb 2003

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-

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-   -

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Genre:
Monologue play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Passive Belligerence

Synopsis:
Gail is interviewing two men simultaneously for the same job. Dan is an avowed pacifist, prone to falling into a state of full-body limpness at the slightest provocation. Jeff, on the other hand, has something of a violent streak, bordering on the psychopathic. It's extremely difficult for Gail to tell which applicant is better qualified for her very particular purposes. . .

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1st Produced:
Urban Empire (New York, NY, United States)     2000

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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-

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Genre:
15-20 min Comedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  2 males, 1 female

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Power of Duff

Synopsis:
The newscaster on a provisional television station starts adding a prayer to his sign off

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1st Produced:
Hallie Flanagan Davis Powerhouse Theater, Poughkeepsie, New York     18 Jul 2012

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-

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Small MeloDramatic Story, A

Synopsis:
a Small, MeloDramatic Story takes place in Washington, D.C., where a widow named O is trying to figure out whether life is worth re-engaging with. In her path are the 1968 riots, the first Gulf War, the Freedom of Information act, and herself. there's also an archivist named Keith, a cop named Perry, and a kid named Cleo. and finally there's the question of just how much about anything do we really need to know.
Press Release

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Dramatists Play Service, NY, 2008   -

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Play/Drama

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Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Small, A

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-

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-

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-

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Steak Knife

Synopsis:
On July 4, 1976, Sam died from a stab wound while his pregnant girlfriend and her lover looked on. each of the three reveals their perspective on the event, revolving around unresolved questions: By whom was Michelle pregnant? Who plunged the steak knife into Sam's heart?

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1st Produced:
Urban Empire (New York, NY, United States)     2000

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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-

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Genre:
45-50 min Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  2 males, 1 female (1-3 actors possible: 0-3 males, 0-3 females)

Further Reference:
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Steve

Synopsis:
Three men search for Steve, wonder who He is, think about God, die.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
9th Ave Gallery (New York, NY, United States)     1998

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
45-60 min Comedy

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  3 males

Further Reference:
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Tape

Tape
Jon, an aspiring filmmaker on the verge of hitting it big, hooks up for the weekend with his best friend from high school, Vince, a volunteer fireman who makes his money selling dope. Jon's new film is being shown at a festival in Lansing, Michigan, and Vince has come from Oakland to see it. Over the course of the evening, Vince finally gets Jon to admit that ten years ago he date-raped amy Randall, a girl whom they both dated in high school-only then to reveal that he's taped their entire conversation. and not only that, he's invited amy to have dinner with them that night. Beneath its sus-penseful, high-stakes surface, TaPe examines questions of motive, memory, truth and perception.

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Dramatists Play Service, NY
Nick Hern Books, London >>>,    978-1854597700

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-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Through Fred

Synopsis:
Two men seek Fred. Is one of them Fred? Is Fred dead? Why does one of them have a phallic rock? Is manhood a myth?

Notes:
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Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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-

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Genre:
60-75 min Drama/Comedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  2 males

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To Be Human

Synopsis:
Politicians talk art and artists talk politics, but no one says who they really are in this meta-theatrical play that explores the boundary between truth and lies.

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1st Produced:
Naked Angels (New York, NY, United States)     2004

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1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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Genre:
8-10 min Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  2 males

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Transparency Of Val, The

Synopsis:
Val is born. Within minutes, he learns part of the entire history of the world. By then, having finished college, he is faced with the task of actually living. It's not quite the coconut he was taught, what with all the twisted Buddhists, sexually-amorphous mates and frighteningly friendly Nazis. But Val's a survivor, and like most good people, he'll endure. Unless he goes insane

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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY,    -

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Trepidation Nation

Synopsis:
We all have instinctive fears -- but what if a fear becomes inexplicable, illogical, and just plain weird? then you're dealing with a phobia, one of those most extreme and fascinating of terrors. Actors theatre of Louisville asked 16 frighteningly creative playwrights to find inspiration in real phobias, and the resulting collection of pieces might prove that not only is fear humankind's oldest emotion, but it's also one of our silliest, most serious, and stage-worthy. To perform the entire collection, click "add to Shopping Cart" above. To perform an individual piece independently, click on its title below:

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1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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Genre:
80-100 min Drama/Comedy

Parts:
Male:  11            Female:  12            Other:  11 males, 12 females (4-23 actors possible)

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Various Rigors

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part of 10x25. This is An All-commissioned one-act festival of ten-minute plays by 25 of the playwrights who have been produced At Atlantic theater Company since 1985. 10x25 will unite And reunite Atlantic ensemble members, playwrights, And frequent guest Actors And directors in three separate offerings of ten minute plays, which will run the gamut of theatrical styles And content. 10x25 will feature new works by David Auburn, Leslie Ayvazian, Annie Baker, Stephen Belber, Bekah Brunstetter, Moira Buffini, Jez Butterworth, Ethan Coen, Kia Corthron, Tom Donaghy, John Guare, Kevin Heelan, Tina Howe, Craig Lucas, David Mamet, Peter Parnell, David Pittu, Keith Reddin, Kate Robin, Kate Moira Ryan, edwin Sanchez, Sam Shepard, Lucy Thurber, Jeff Whitty, And Bill Wrubel.

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Genre:
10 min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Wind

Synopsis:
a woman searches for her ideal in an elusive yachtsman, who compels her on a lonely quest across America to regain his mysterious love.

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1st Produced:
Beckett Theater (New York, NY, United States)     1996

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1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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Genre:
45-50 min Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  1 female (1-9 actors possible: 0-6 males, 1-3 females)

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Yes

Synopsis:
Through flowers and public disrobing, a man strives to turn his fear into love. This piece is part ofTrepidation Nation, an anthology of short plays. To perform this piece independently, click "add to Shopping Cart" above.

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1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -

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Genre:
5-10 min Comedy

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  1 male

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