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Paddy Chayefsky

PADDY CHAYEFSKY  (1923 - 1981)

Nationality:    USA
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below is a list of Paddy Chayefsky's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

Bachelor Party         Big Deal         Gideon         Holiday Song         Latent Hetrosexual, The         Middle Of The Night         Passion Of Josef D, The         Printer's Measure         Tenth Man, The



Bachelor Party

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Contained in: "Collected Plays of Paddy Chayefsky volume One The Stage Plays" published by Applause 1995   -

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Genre:
Drama

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Big Deal

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Contained in: "Collected Plays of Paddy Chayefsky volume One The Stage Plays" published by Applause 1995   -

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Gideon

Synopsis:
as outlined by John McClain: "The people of Israel, having worshipped a succession of gods with small success, are about to be overwhelmed by the hordes of the Midianites. Gideon, pursuing his inept labors in the fields, is visited by a stranger in elegant robes who has a difficult time establishing himself as Jehovah, and an even more arduous task in convincing Gideon that he, Gideon, has been appointed the redeemer of his people. But the transformation is finally achieved, and Gideon, now inspired by the Lord's might, leads his army in the miraculous massacre of the enemy. Whenever his devotion to God wavers, it is restored by a miracle, and after the victory there is a sincere love scene between the man and the almighty. It is a rare and touching moment. But God is an unrelenting and jealous leader, and he demands that his disciple kill the old men of Manasseh and Succoth, who worshipped false gods and prophets. Gideon finds himself powerless to carry out his command, holding human life too dear. Instead h

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1st Produced:
Plymouth Theatre, New York    1961

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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY,    -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  18            Female:  6            Other:  1b

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Holiday Song

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1st Published:
Contained in: The Collected Works of Paddy Chayefsky volume One" published by Applause Theatre Book Publisher 1994    978-155831927

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Latent Hetrosexual, The

Synopsis:
apparently all a gay man needs to be cured is a wife. . . . .

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1st Produced:
Dallas, Texas    1968

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1st Published:
in Stage Plays, Applause,    -

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

Parts:
Male:  12            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Middle Of The Night

Paddy Chayefsky
does a 53 year old lonely widower have a right to love a beautiful girl nearly 30 years his junior who has had an unhappy marriage

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1st Produced:
aNTa Playhouse, New York    1956

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1st Published:
Samuel French, NY, 1957   978-1580812535

Music:
Studio cast recording: La Theatre Works 2008

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  8            Other:  -

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Passion Of Josef D, The

Synopsis:
The beginning of communism from the Bolsheviks and the rise of Stalin a former seminarian

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music by David Amran

1st Produced:
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York    1964

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1st Published:
Samuel French, NY,    -

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Genre:
History

Parts:
Male:  20            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Printer's Measure

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1st Published:
Contained in: "Collected Works of Paddy Chayefsky: The Stage Plays" published by Applause 1995   978-1557831927

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Tenth Man, The

Synopsis:
a Rabbi convinced a young girl has a dybbuk, arranges an exorcism but at the culmination of the ritual it is a young man who is exorcised of the one that has prevented him loving anyone

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1st Produced:
Booth Theatre, New York    1959

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1st Published:
Samuel French, NY, 1960   -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  12            Female:  1            Other:  -

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