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Edgar C Cearley

EDGAR C CEARLEY

  (1923 - 2014)

Nationality:    USA
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Edgar C. "Buster" Cearley born 1923, died October 30, 2014 in Tomball, Texas. Buster was an accomplished songwriter, poet, playwright and novelist. He wrote the first science-fiction musical comedy, "A Stitch in Time," staged by Theatre Suburbia, to rave reviews, in 1963. A WWII Naval veteran, graduate of the University of Houston, and faithful Texas Longhorn football fan, he was a member of ASCAP and life member of The Dramatists' Guild.!

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        Elvis Presley, Stepson of Frankenstein         Girl of The frozen North         Perils of a Frontier Fotographer, The         Stitch in Time, A



Elvis Presley, Stepson of Frankenstein

Synopsis:
Dr. Frank N. Stein, the crusty great-grandson of the original monster-maker, has developed a magic clone box for "a brighter tomorrow." But his pretty daughter, Julie, who possesses one hair from the head of the King, wants an Elvis clone! Unfortunately, the guy with blue suede shoes and guitar who pops out can't sing a note. And it doesn't get any better when he and the doctor go back into the clone box and their personalities are switched. Add in an ambitious young TV reporter; a psychoanalyst; a crusty housekeeper; a patient with multiple personalities, and other folks all bent on pursuing their own secret agenda, Elvis-wise, and you have a guaranteed audience pleaser.

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1st Produced:
Bennett County High school, Martin, SD    24 Mar 2003

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1st Published:
Eldridge Plays & Musicals   -

Music:
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Genre:
science-fiction comedy

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Girl of The frozen North

Synopsis:
Heres a melodrama with a blizzard of laughs, suspense and plot twists! Dainty Nettie and her mother get lost in a snowstorm while searching for a missing family member in the icy Yukon. They locate a seedy hotel, owned by the villainous Mr. Cesspool, where they meet a stranded Shakespearean actress, her klutzy maid who yearns for a life in show business, an absent-minded professor/explorer from the Smithsonian Institution and a timid fur trader who lives with an odd Eskimo tribe. When things look darkest, in dashes a dynamic, but na´ve, red-coated Canadian Mountie. Its an all-fun show that will please directors, actors and audiences of all ages.

Notes:
written by Eddie Cope and Buster Cearley

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1st Published:
Pioneer Drama Service   -

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Genre:
melodrama 60 min

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  5            Other:  -

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Perils of a Frontier Fotographer, The

Synopsis:
Here's sparkling mellerdrammer that has more plot twists than a pretzel factory. The setting is a near-bankrupt photo studio in the Territory of Arizona, owned by Mrs. Paula Roid, a widow who divides her time between her sickbed and her lovely daughter, Aster, "the dainty darling of the darkroom." But several other Arizonians have their beady eyes on Miss Roid, including the dastardly Mayor Gobblecrud, who is also their landlord. Just when the situation is about to explode, a stagecoach arrives with several interesting characters, including Jacques-Louis Daguerre, a photographic genius from Paris (and a handsome one at that!). With one easy set and grand mix of characters, this play has delighted audiences in community theatres and professional melodrama dinner theatres.

Notes:
written by Eddie Cope and Buster Cearley

1st Produced:
Fruitvale School District, Bakersfield, CA    02 Mar 2006

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1st Published:
Eldridge Plays & Musicals   -

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Genre:
melodrama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  7            Other:  -

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Stitch in Time, A

Synopsis:
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1st Produced:
Theatre Suburbia    1963

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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
science-fiction musical comedy

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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