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Ron Burch

RON BURCH

  

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

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

        1,000 Miles         Albert Einstein's Brain         American Son         Baby, The         Basket         Beer Fairy, The         Bridge, The         Coyote         Deal, The         Entranced         Equation, The         First Half         Glasses, The         Hamlet Cows         Homeland         Intervention         Last Egg, The         Leaving Lily Bell         Love Machine         Mona Lisa         My Robs         Operation Midnight Climax         Orgasm         Origin Story of Lewis Hackett, The         Possethsion, The         Rebecca's Broken Less Than Sign Number Three         Romeo and Jules         Santa-Tude         Swollen         Terminal         Three Elves Sitting Around Playing Poker         Two Night Stand         Wild Geese         Zombie Speed Dating



1,000 Miles

Synopsis:
1860. Two married slaves, William and ellen Craft, make a bid for freedom. ellen dresses and pretends to be a white man and William acts as her slave.

Notes:
Based on the book "Running a Thousand Miles For Freedom" by ellen and William Craft

1st Produced:
-    2010

Organisations:
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1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  doubling

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Albert Einstein's Brain

Synopsis:
A woman is appalled when her husband buys Albert einstein's brain on e-Bay

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Over Our Heads Players, Racine, Wisconsin    41306

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten minute play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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American Son

Synopsis:
A man claims that he is Rob's father. Rob's mother has never told him the truth about his parentage

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Rehearsed Reading At Rise Up Theatre, North Hollywood    20 Jun 2012

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Baby, The

Baby, The
A couple have a major falling out

Notes:
part of 16th Annual New York City 15 Minute Play Festival

1st Produced:

Organisations:
Turnip Theatre Company and American Globe Theatre

1st Published:
in the Best Ten-Minute Plays 2011, Smith & Kraus; (June 1, 2012)   978-1575257822

Music:
-

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Genre:
15 Min

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Basket

Synopsis:
Finding love over a basket of groceries

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Spare Change Theatre, New York    40431

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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-

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Beer Fairy, The

Synopsis:
the Beer Fairy looks after hopeless drunks

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Viaduct Theatre, Halifax    12 Jun 2011

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-

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-   -

Music:
-

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Bridge, The

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Rehearsed Reading At The Playwrights Ppen, Los Angeles    06 Oct 2012

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Coyote

Synopsis:
Jerry gets a call from his friend Richard. Jerry's wife has passed out and can he come and get her. When Jerry arrives they cannot find the wife

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Plummer Park Community Park, West Hollywood    23 Oct 2010

Organisations:
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1st Published:
-   -

Music:
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Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Deal, The

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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-    -

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Music:
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Entranced

Synopsis:
a Zombie tries to find love
- nytheatre.com

Notes:
part of Vignettes for the Apocalypse V, the 5th Annual edition of New York's oldest And largest Sci-fi/Horror themed theater festival

1st Produced:
Vignettes For The Apocalypse V At Kraine Theatre, New York    09 Jun 2011

Organisations:
endTimes Productions

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Short play

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Equation, The

Synopsis:
A physicist discovers an equation that proves the World should not exist

Notes:
in "Madthematics" Ten Minute Play Competition

1st Produced:
Bellarmine University, Louisville, Ky    29 Mar 2012

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
10 min

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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First Half

Synopsis:
Chris and Judy want to have a baby but Chris cannot have children. How do they ask friend Andy to help?

Notes:
Part of 8 Minute Madness. eighteen new provocative And engaging plays will be presented in groups A And B of 9 plays each. the plays, directed by innovative directors, Are produced by A select team of New York's finest designers. Attending industry members will vote for who will win the coveted Award of 8 Minute Madness Playwright of 2011. the participating Audience will Also vote on the best performance by An Actor And best over-all show. the plays Are: . . .Last And Always by Allan Baker, First Half by Ron Burch, the Intervention by Ron Burch, Last Words by Jeff Carter, the Family That Plays Together by Gigi eng, Magnolia Day by SD Graubert, Bottom of the Ninth by Rand Higbee, the Wedding Ring by Tony Howarth, Duet in Platinum by Allston James, A Change of Plans by Dennis Jones, Mammaries by Joanne Koch, Bona Fide by Nina Mansfield, It's the Jews by John Minigan, Out of Time by Barbara And Carlton Molette, Dead Body by Barry M. Putt, Jr., Short Division by Fred Sahner, Zero Point by Jeff Schwamberger, And Slipping into Anarchy by Jeffrey Wolf.

1st Produced:
Shell Theatre, New York    22 Jan 2011

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
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Genre:
Short play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Glasses, The

Synopsis:
A real estate agent buys a new pair of glasses and finds that he is able to see what his co-workers are thinking

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
High Point University, High Point, Nc    -

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
comedy

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  2            Other:  doubling

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Hamlet Cows

Synopsis:
A couple go to see a production of "Hamlet" put on by a farmer's herd of cows

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Future Ten Minute Play Festival, Pittsburg    2012

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten minute play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Homeland

Synopsis:
A man is being investigated by the government

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Attic Theatre, Los Angeles    40802

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Intervention

Synopsis:
Rob visits his parents for a Sunday night meal

Notes:
Part of 8 Minute Madness. eighteen new provocative And engaging plays will be presented in groups A And B of 9 plays each. the plays, directed by innovative directors, Are produced by A select team of New York's finest designers. Attending industry members will vote for who will win the coveted Award of 8 Minute Madness Playwright of 2011. the participating Audience will Also vote on the best performance by An Actor And best over-all show. the plays Are: . . .Last And Always by Allan Baker, First Half by Ron Burch, the Intervention by Ron Burch, Last Words by Jeff Carter, the Family That Plays Together by Gigi eng, Magnolia Day by SD Graubert, Bottom of the Ninth by Rand Higbee, the Wedding Ring by Tony Howarth, Duet in Platinum by Allston James, A Change of Plans by Dennis Jones, Mammaries by Joanne Koch, Bona Fide by Nina Mansfield, It's the Jews by John Minigan, Out of Time by Barbara And Carlton Molette, Dead Body by Barry M. Putt, Jr., Short Division by Fred Sahner, Zero Point by Jeff Schwamberger, And Slipping into Anarchy by Jeffrey Wolf.

1st Produced:
Shell Theatre, New York    22 Jan 2011

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Short play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Last Egg, The

Synopsis:
the last sperm tries to make it with the last egg

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
9th Annual Ten Minute Play Festival, Secret Rose Theatre, Noho, California    25 Aug 2011

Organisations:
Fine Rose Production

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten minute play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Leaving Lily Bell

Synopsis:
Lily Bell is a fading movie star but is kept going by her young P.A. but the P.A. wants to leave

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
6th Annual Long Island City One Act Festival At The Secret Theatre, New York    12 Jan 2011

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One act

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Love Machine

Synopsis:
A relationship from start to finish in ten minutes

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Secret Rose Theatre, North Hollywood    40514

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten minute play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  1 either sex

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Mona Lisa

Synopsis:
Leonardo and Mona

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Rehearsed Reading At Playa Vista Branch Library, Los Angeles    2009

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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-

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My Robs

Synopsis:
Catherine discovers that she has four husbands

Notes:
Luna theater's "10-Minute Play Festival" At the Playground

1st Produced:
The Adrienne, Philadelphia, Pa    30 May 2012

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
10 min

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Operation Midnight Climax

Synopsis:
A man goes to a brothel and finds himself as part of the CIA's mind control experiments

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Fertile Grounds New Works Festival, Portland, Or    19 Jan 2012

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Short play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Orgasm

Synopsis:
How a man can fake an orgasm

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Eff Space, Hancock, Portland, Or    40584

Organisations:
Working Theatre Collective

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Short play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Origin Story of Lewis Hackett, The

Synopsis:
the office workers act out how Lewis Hackett got his promotion

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Obsidian Arts Space, Houston, Texas    41249

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Short play

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Possethsion, The

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Alley Theatre, Louisville, Ky    04 Apr 2013

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Rebecca's Broken Less Than Sign Number Three

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
Indie Boots theatre Festival

1st Produced:
Theatre Wit, Chicago, Il    20 May 2013

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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-

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Romeo and Jules

Synopsis:
Romeo goes to the wrong balcony - but still becomes a "star crossed lover"

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Zephyr Theatre, Los Angeles    11 Feb 2013

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Short play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Santa-Tude

Synopsis:
Santa has a new marketing team

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Phoenix Theatre, Indianapolis    40878

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Short play

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Swollen

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Lark Play Development Center, New York    1994

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Terminal

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
8X10 Festival Of Ten Minute Plays, Napa, Ca    2012

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten minute play

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Three Elves Sitting Around Playing Poker

Synopsis:
Some elves play poker

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Phoenix Theatre, Indianapolis, In    29 Nov 2012

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Short play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Two Night Stand

Synopsis:
Jenny wakes up in a strange apartment with a strange man

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Longwood University, Farmville, Va    30 Mar 2011

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten minute play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Wild Geese

Synopsis:
When the matriarch of the family dies the rest of the family have to decide what to do with the 300 year old family house

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Katselas Theatre, Los Angeles    10 Aug 2012

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Zombie Speed Dating

Synopsis:
A zombie is looking for love

Notes:
A shorter version of "entranced"

1st Produced:
Tiffany Room, Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles    17 Jun 2011

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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-

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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