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Jason Charles

JASON CHARLES  

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

Better Than Sex         Beyond Flesh And Blood         Counterfeit Skin         Estranged         Rupture         Steam



Better Than Sex

Synopsis:
Prepare to discover the crazy truth behind Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder plot! King James I and his transvestite secret agent Lady Domina are organising the most wicked conspiracy in the history of England. . .Knowing how unpopular he is with his subjects, the stakes are high for the flamboyant King of England to eliminate the Lords who oppose his extravagant rule. He entrusts the mastermind transvestite Lady Domina to recruit not only the outlaw Guy Fawkes but also a lesbian assassin maid and a gay-for-pay butler to entrap his most notorious enemy, Lord Mammon. Lord and Lady Mammon are invited to Domina's house to a sleep-over that they will never forget. . .With the assistance of Hootie Van Ficken, the cunning German courtesan, November 5th1605 becomes the explosive night that has been etched onto the English calendar to this very day. . .

Notes:
Music by Mate Bella; Lyrics by Attila Galambos; Original Book by Robert B Suda; English Book And Lyrics Adapted by Jason Charles, E P Crammes And Gyorgy Fekete; Choreographer: Shih-Huang (Sabrina) Hsu

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PostMinart Productions

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Beyond Flesh And Blood

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a psychological thriller exploring the conflict between God And Sex inspired by the news story of Josef Fritzel's cellar. Christina regularly regains consciousness in her South London tower block not knowing who she is, how she got there, or what she has just been doing. Governed by opposing voices, the only constant in her life is Locust, A local environmentalist petitioning to save the giant sycamore tree on the estate. But what happens between him And the voices when they take over her mind And body. . ..? Beyond Flesh And Blood is A dark And uncompromising piece of theatre exploring the themes of salvation, love, memory, sex, insanity And identity.

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Genre:
Thriller

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Counterfeit Skin

Synopsis:
Mach is the new receptionist at Hawley's Confectionery Ltd. Whilst antagonising callers with his idiosyncratic telephone manner, and occasionally performing 80's dance routines on the desk, he spends his time searching internet chat rooms for clients for him and his reluctant colleague, Pip, to visit after work. This is until he realises the effect he has on company director Leo Hawley. Meanwhile, Leo's godson, Jake, who he lives with, whittles his afternoons away drinking Lapsang Souchong and eating the company's cake samples with well-to-do neighbour, Ralph. Jake's single topic of conversation is his disintegrating relationship with Luke, who lives with them. But Leo inviting his provocative young receptionist over for dinner one evening shakes Jake's cosy daily routine. Once in the house, Mach has no intention of leaving until he gets exactly what he wants..

Notes:
a darkly comic psychological thriller

1st Produced:
Courtyard Theatre, London    2008

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Genre:
Thriller

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Estranged

Synopsis:
Sam is due to marry Sylvia in less than a week. In spite of his mother's wishes, Sam has invited his estranged aunt, Lydia, and her son, Justin, to come up from London and stay with them until the wedding. Millicent disowned her sister Lydia years ago after she cheated on her husband with a teenager. Unknown to anyone, Justin and Sam had a brief fling when they were teens. When Justin tells his mother about the relationship, she persuades Justin to try and rekindle the affair in order to destroy the wedding, draw out Sam's true colours, and wreck havoc on her moralistic sister's life. But Sylvia also has a shady past which only the best man Martin knows about. . .

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Rupture

Synopsis:
Christina has two other people living inside her mind, one male and one female, Chris and Tina. Chris wants Christina to be the devout church going follower of the gospels that her father raised her up to be before he died. Tina wants Christina to follow her heart and base urges; to gain her salvation through the men who live around the estate. as Christina desperately grips onto the last of her sanity amongst the squalid clutter of her South London council flat, Chris and Tina fight it out for control of the woman's faculties, trying to force her into their own way of thinking, and into their own clothes...

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First Draft (now blank pages)

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Genre:
short play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Steam

Synopsis:
Some of the employees at a crate hire firm have friendly football matches with other companies on Friday evenings. Matt, who sees himself as the office alpha male is horrified to find that his girlfriend Vanessa who runs the team has enlisted two gay members of staff. The quiet, Luke, who is the butt of Matt's verbal abuse and Billy, the camp office junior, who has been hit by Matt. Things come to a head in the changing room before the match

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Genre:
Play/Drama. - - Gay, theme/character, full length

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  1            Other:  -

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