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Ben Ellentuck

BEN ELLENTUCK

  

Nationality:    USA
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Ben Ellentuck's plays including theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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

        Human Heart, The         Island         Waiting for Baby



Human Heart, The

Synopsis:
Wealth meets health, or lack thereof. A fancy-shmancy couple's kid requires an operation they don't want to have to afford. So the couple operates themselves. Features a monster of a mother who can't help but think she's doing the right thing and a character who can speak only in quacks.

Notes:
finalist of the nation-wide 2010 Baker's Plays High School Playwriting Competition

1st Produced:
Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce St., New York, NY (Young Playwrights' Writers Conference)     2011

Organisations:
Young Playwrights, Inc.

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Absurdist tragic farce

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Island

Synopsis:
Disappearance: a love story. A woman searches for a husband she cannot fully remember as a man tries to piece together what it is about her he cannot place. The ensuing action casts a look past what we say about ourselves into those lurking and ambiguous conditions of what's sayable--and their consequences. Zany, poignant, damning.

Notes:
Island touches on a fear that exists for all of us, exploring what memory means to us and revealing the tragedy of when it fails us--when the forgetting defines us....Part tragedy, [part] absurdist comedy, Island is an intellectual and entertaining answer to the question: are we more than our memories? -- nytheatre.com

1st Produced:
Diety, 368 Atlantic Ave,, Brooklyn, NY (BoCoCa Arts Festival)     22 Jun 2011

Organisations:
Black Cat Theatre Group

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Absurdist tragic farce

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Waiting for Baby

Synopsis:
Witness the marriage of Marcy and Philip deteriorate over a half hour of cake-throwing, cleaver-wielding, baby-ordering, book-eating, and other ambiguously Wendigo-psychotic slapstick games. As Marcy insists, "It'll be fun!"

Notes:
winner, 2010 Young Playwrights Inc. New York City playwriting competition; finalist, 2010 Young Playwrights Inc. national playwriting competition

1st Produced:
Mary Lea Johnson Performing Arts Center, 433 West End Ave., New York, NY     2010

Organisations:
The Calhoun School

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Absurdist tragic farce

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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