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Daniel Guyton

DANIEL GUYTON

  (1977 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Daniel Guyton, born 21 July 1977, has won numerous writing awards for his stage plays and screenplays, including the Best Horror Screenplay Award from the Los Angeles Film & Script Festival, two playwriting awards from the Kennedy Center/ACTF Festival, the Best Writing Award from the Atlanta 48-Hour Film Festival, the Best Comedy Award from the Author's Playhouse New Author's Festival, the Best Female Monologue Award from AuditionArt.com, and many others. His stage plays have been produced over 200 times around the world, and he has been published over 30 times. He received his MFA in Dramatic Writing from the University of Georgia, and is a member of both the Dramatists Guild, and the Writers Guild of America East. He has received over 70,000 views on his YouTube page, and is still going strong. For more information, please visit: www.danguyton.com.

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

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        Art: Official Intelligence         Attic         Basement         Bedford's Sty         Beneath the Monolith         Bingo, the Birthday Clown         Boy Who Cried Werewolf, The         Boys Night In         Brass Banyan, The         Crawlspace         Daffodils         Darker Places Trilogy, The         Dead Giveaway         Death Of A Snowman         Dominic the Donkey Gets Laryngitis         Don Wannabe         Fat Dick         Father And Son         Friend To All the Little Guys, A         Georgie Gets A Face Lift         Got Change For A Two?         Grave Assurances         Grim Raper, The         Guy With The Hair, The         Hate Male         Hilarious Nightmares         Hilarious Nightmares II         How I Met Your Santa         I Hear the Train A'Comin', by DANIEL GUYTON. Lionheart Theatre. Norcross, GA. Oct 29, 2015. Part of the Lawless Spirits of Norcross, a history-based guided ghost tour. It runs one night only. http://www.lionhearttheatre.org/         I'm Not Gay!         In the Shadow Of A War         January's Alibi         Kim Arthur and the Nerds of the Round Table         Last of the Tannenbaums         Lesson From Dr. Waddell, A         Macabre-Cadabra         Macbreath         Medlock Files, The         Merry Cougar Christmas, A         Mid Day At the Greasy Spoon         Milo & Barbara         Mother Of God Visits Hell, The         Mrs. Claus Gets Menopause         My Pretties         Out of the Bag         Pigtails and Bobby Socks         Poisoned Apples         Pole Dances with Wolves         Poor Bastard         Prison Monologues         Rebel Without a Claus         Resignation, The         Romance Is Dead         Rosie the Retired Rockette         Say Hi to Agnes For Me         Sins of Rebethany Chastain, The         Spat!         Three Ladies of Orpington         Tooth Fairy Gets AIDs, The         Totally Buzzed         Urine Trouble Now         Wedding Night Tweets, The         Welcome to Christmas Village         Where's Julie?         You Trippin?



Art: Official Intelligence

Synopsis:
Two robots are sabotaged in a young entrepreneur's workshop in this Steampunk style universe. Part 2 of "The Legend of Steel City: A Collection of Steampunk Inspired One-Acts."

Notes:
First up is Daniel Guyton's splendidly costumed ART: OFFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. This is a strange play, in which Bob Smith plays the hard taskmaster of two art-creating robots, played by Jeremy Clark and Cat Roche. The plot, such as it is, has taskmaster McGleetch slowly finding out that a mysterious female rival has tampered with the robots. It's neatly constructed and well acted, and James Beck's direction gets the utmost out of the script, which hints at a world we don't fully comprehend. (Playgoer, theaterreview.com, 2014)

1st Produced:
Lionheart Theatre in Norcross, GA     29 May 2014

Organisations:
Onion Man Productions

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
10-Minute Play, Steampunk

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Attic

Synopsis:
A dark, poetic journey into the mind of a troubled teenager; it combines poetry, audience interaction, and dark humor in a unique storytelling environment. "This is the most innovative, original play I've ever seen from a college student." (Gary Garrison, Dramatists Guild, 2004). "Darkly funny, and emotionally raw. . . directing [ATTIC] was one of the highlights of my theatrical career. This is a dark, yet moving play that can be taken in many interesting directions by an intelligent and creative cast. It's deep, with a lot of facets, so have fun with it!" (Greg Campbell, Incumbo Theatre Company, 2012)

Notes:
Premiered As part of A night of One-acts entitled "Dear Old Mother. . . And other love songs." Has been published by Original Works Publishing And Also included in "the Twisted Mind of Daniel Guyton (Poetry And Plays in the Dark Comedy Vein)". Winner of the Kennedy Center/ACTF Short Play Award in 2004.

1st Produced:
Studio Dante Theatre In Manhattan, NY     07 Sep 2004

Organisations:
Incumbo Theatre Company

1st Published:

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, Drama, Thriller, One-Act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Basement

Synopsis:
Part Two of "The Darker Places Trilogy", a series of one-act plays centering around 3 different rooms in a troubled man's home. BASEMENT involves two women trapped in a bas. . . well, you get the idea. It chronicles their efforts to escape.

Notes:
As a professional actress with 30 years of experience I was lucky enough to perform in the world premiere of BASEMENT. The character was masterfully crafted, the play a gem. (Lisa Mende, Circle Ensemble Theatre, 2012)

1st Produced:
Circle Ensemble Theatre in Athens, GA     2010

Organisations:
Circle Ensemble Theatre

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, One-Act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Bedford's Sty

Synopsis:
A grown man named Bedford refuses to clean up his bedroom - even when a ghost tells him he has to! "By far the most entertaining night of theater I have seen. . . BEDFORD's STY. . . brought the classic Vincent Price films to mind. . . It explores the hell we create for ourselves. This play has taken elements of comedy and thrown in moments of psychological thrills and created a piece that culminates. . . the entire Inhuman Festival occurring at the Alley Theater." (Kate Barry, Arts-Louisville.com, 2013)

Notes:
Published play available in an anthology entitled "Hilarious Nightmares." Available via direct link from publisher's website: www.shop.nextstagepress.net/product.sc?productId=144

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

Organisations:
Inhuman: A Festival

1st Published:
Next Stage Press, 2013   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Horror Comedy, 10 Minute

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Beneath the Monolith

Synopsis:
BENEATH THE MONOLITH' is a one-act set in Victorian Era USA, with a distinctive steampunk style. The play follows the interactions of two artists who are old friends - one who is poor and struggling against the oppressive industrialization of the Steampunk culture, the other who has embraced it and become very successful. The play showcases the politics of the culture in regards to art, and the way it affects each artists' struggle with his inner demons. (Emma K Harr, ActorsEmbassyNY.com, 2012)

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
The 14th Street Playhouse In Atlanta, Ga     26 Jul 2012

Organisations:
GOOD Works Theatre Festival

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Steampunk Drama, 10 Minute

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Bingo, the Birthday Clown

Synopsis:
Bingo attends the funeral of his best friend in full birthday clown regalia - much to the chagrin of his best friend's family.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Piney Fork Press Theatre in Manhattan, NY     11 Jul 2015

Organisations:
Third Eye Theatre

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, Monologue, 10-Minute Play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Boy Who Cried Werewolf, The

Synopsis:
A group of elementary school students believe their teacher is a werewolf.

Notes:
I really enjoyed THE BOY WHO CRIED WEREWOLF. Mrs. Henderson, in particular, but all the adults really, reflect the view children often have of adults as arbitrary and nonsensical, but still powerful. I think this should be great fun in production! (Paul Donnelly, Working Title Playwrights, 2015)

1st Produced:
Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, GA     01 Mar 2015

Organisations:
Alliance Theatre's Junior Players Program

1st Published:
a monologue included in One on One: Contemporary Monologues for Kids Ages 7-15. Applause Theatre & Cinema Books   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Children's Play, Comedy, One-Act

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  5            Other:  -

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Boys Night In

Synopsis:
The power goes out on the hottest night of the year. As the thermostat rises, so does the tension between these two roommates.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Mostly Harmless Productions in Schenectady, NY     01 Dec 2014

Organisations:
Mostly Harmless Productions

1st Published:
the Twisted Mind of Daniel Guyton (Poetry and Plays in the Dark Comedy Vein), Published by Lulu.com , 2009   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy, 10-Minute Play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Brass Banyan, The

Synopsis:
Two scientists and a tour guide take a journey in a hot air balloon to search of the elusive "brass banyan" in this Steampunk style universe. Part 3 of "The Legend of Steel City: A Collection of Steampunk Inspired One-Acts."

Notes:
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1st Produced:
-    

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
10-Minute Play, Steampunk

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Crawlspace

Synopsis:
Part Three of "The Darker Places Trilogy", a series of one-act plays centering around 3 different rooms in a troubled man's home. CRAWLSPACE shows us an early glimpse into that man's life.

Notes:
CRAWLSPACE adds a beautifully tragic climax to the show. (L Marcus Williams, A Fly on the Fourth Wall Productions, 2012)

1st Produced:
Circle Ensemble Theatre in Athens, GA     2010

Organisations:
Circle Ensemble Theatre

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Drama, 10-Minute Play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Daffodils

Synopsis:
A young man and his fiance' travel to his childhood home. While there, some very dark secrets emerge to the surface. "I could hear Rain's voice and cadence so clearly that it was like re-living a conversation I'd had or heard. I was in tears by the time I was half way through it." (Maggie O'Brien, Columbus State Community College, 2013)

Notes:
won 1st Prize in AuditionArt.com's first annual Monologue Playwriting Competition.

1st Produced:
Out Of Box Theatre In Atlanta, Ga     09 May 2014

Organisations:
Playing in the Dark festival

1st Published:
in Best American Shorts Plays 2013-2014. Applause Theatre & Cinema Books   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Drama, 10 Minute

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Darker Places Trilogy, The

Synopsis:
A collection of one-act plays (90 min) about William, a troubled teenager, boy, and man. Each play takes place in a separate room in William's house, and symbolically his mind. The titles are ATTIC, BASEMENT and CRAWLSPACE. "If you like psychological thrillers, you REALLY need to see THE DARKER PLACES TRILOGY. With a tight script by Daniel Guyton, spectacular direction by David Crowe, and an amazing, talented cast. I was blown away." (Rachel Jones, The Alliance Theatre, 2012)

Notes:
The first act, "Attic" won the Kennedy Center/ACTF short play award in 2004

1st Produced:
Athens, Ga     25 Feb 2011

Organisations:
Circle Ensemble Theatre

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Poetic Drama, Full-length

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Dead Giveaway

Synopsis:
Robert buys his wife an unconventional gift for Valentine's Day, which leads to an awkward conversation about love after death.

Notes:
Winner of the A.R.T. Valentine's Day Playwriting Competition, 2015 and a Semi-Finalist in the Minnesota Shorts Festival of Plays, 2015

1st Produced:
Almost Random Theatre in Oxford, UK     01 Mar 2015

Organisations:
Almost Random Theatre

1st Published:
Heuer Publishing. https://www.hitplays.com/default.aspx?pg=sd&st=DEAD+GIVEAWAY    

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy, 10-Minute Play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Death Of A Snowman

Synopsis:
A snowman and a little girl discuss the afterlife in this existential Yuletide comedy. [Michael] Shelton and Amanda Lynn Meyer team up nicely in DEATH OF A SNOWMAN, a poignant moment between a girl who has lost her mother and her snowman, who explains the circle of life in the coolest way possible. (Elizabeth Musgrave, GottaGo.us, 2009)

Notes:
By Hope Bough - "Indy theatre Habit", 2009 "Nor is ["a Very Phoenix Xmas 4"] All fluff. One short play has A little girl charmingly but profoundly discussing death And the Afterlife with A compassionate snowman, for example. ("Death of A Snowman," by Daniel Guyton)." By Lou Harry - "Indianapolis Business Journal", 2009 "Best of the bunch is Daniel Guyton's "Death of A Snowman," in which Actor Michael Shelton gives the best performance I've seen from him (and I've seen some fine ones) As A snowman discussing life And death with A young girl (amanda Lynn Meyer)." By Elizabeth Musgrave - "Gotta Go!" Newsletter, 2009 "[Michael] Shelton And Amanda Lynn Meyer team up nicely in "Death of A Snowman," A poignant moment between A girl who has lost her mother And her snowman, who explains the circle of life in the coolest way possible."

1st Produced:
The Phoenix Theatre In Indianapolis, In     29 Nov 2009

Organisations:
A Very Phoenix Xmas 4 festival

1st Published:
Heuer Publishing (www.hitplays.com/default.aspx?pg=sd&st=DEATH+OF+A+SNOWMAN&p=2423), Nov 2009   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Holiday Play, 10 Minute

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Dominic the Donkey Gets Laryngitis

Synopsis:
Dominic the Donkey gets laryngitis on the day before Christmas. Santa will be devastated, unless Dr. Stevens can come to the rescue!

Notes:
The play is VERY funny. I think it's going to be a hit with our audiences. This year's very competitive, but DOMINIC is definitely one of the strongest entries. (Spenser Davis, Hobo Junction Productions, 2014)

1st Produced:
Hobo Junction Theatre in Chicago, IL     01 Dec 2015

Organisations:
Hobo Junction Theatre

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy, Holiday, 10-Minute Play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  1

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Don Wannabe

Synopsis:
A handsome Hollywood producer wants to be sincere with women - but his inner self won't allow it. "Naughty, bawdy, touching, and maniacally funny in turns. . . A producer and an actress share a conversation over a glass of wine as he slips in and out of brilliant sporadic Shakespearian "moments of truth." HystErical! (Pat Taylor, Tolucan Times, 2013)

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
The Alchemical Theatre Lab In Manhattan, NY     21 Mar 2013

Organisations:
Ticket 2 Eternity Productions

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy, 10 Minute

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Fat Dick

Synopsis:
An overweight private detective has to solve a murder. But can he figure out what to eat for dinner first?

Notes:
Finalist in the Independent Play(w)rights 10 Minute Play Competition, 2013

1st Produced:
Onstage Atlanta in Atlanta, GA     01 May 2014

Organisations:
Onstage Atlanta

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy, Noir Spoof, 10-Minute Play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Father And Son

Synopsis:
God becomes an atheist. Hijinks ensue. I just finished reading your plays and would like to add Father AND SON to my syllabus. . . Your dark comedy would add a nice twist. (Jody Schardt, College of Lake County, 2012)

Notes:
Published play available in an anthology entitled "Hilarious Nightmares." Available via direct link from publisher's website: www.shop.nextstagepress.net/product.sc?productId=144

1st Produced:
Ensemble Theatre Of Chattanooga In Chattanooga Tn     17 Aug 2012

Organisations:
Short Attention Span Theatre

1st Published:
Next Stage Press, 2013   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Friend To All the Little Guys, A

Synopsis:
Two mob thugs pressure an unwilling pool man into kidnapping a baby for them. ey, it's freakin' hilarious! Mature audiences Only.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Author's Playhouse In Bay Shore, NY     2005

Organisations:
New author's Festival

1st Published:
the Twisted Mind of Daniel Guyton (Poetry and Plays in the Dark Comedy Vein), Published by Lulu.com , 2009   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Georgie Gets A Face Lift

Georgie Gets A Face Lift
A young man tries to kill himself in this dark, disturbing comedy, but an accidental murder puts things into perspective. Mature audiences only.

Notes:
Finalist in the Kennedy Center/ACTF Region IV 10-Minute Play Competition in 2003; Finalist in the Time to Strike! Festival in Manhattan, NY in 2012; Semi-Finalist in the Riant Theatre's Strawberry One-Act Festival in Manhattan, NY, 2005; Excerpt published in "The Best Men's Stage Monologues of 2014" by Smith & Kraus, 2014; Excerpt published in "Best Contemporary Monologues for Men 18-35" by Applause Books, 2014

1st Produced:
Studio Dante Theatre In Manhattan, NY     07 Sep 2014

Organisations:
Incumbo Theatre Company

1st Published:

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, 10-Minute Play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Got Change For A Two?

Synopsis:
Two friends get drunk and bad-mouth the opposite sex, but not as much as they bad-mouth each other! Mature audiences only.

Notes:
Written by Dan Guyton And Spencer Temkin

1st Produced:
Arena Theatre, Albany, NY     1998

Organisations:
State University of New York at albany's Student Theatre Council

1st Published:
the Twisted Mind of Daniel Guyton (Poetry and Plays in the Dark Comedy Vein), Published by Lulu.com , 2009   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy One act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Grave Assurances

Synopsis:
A Jewish comedian and his anti-Semitic mother-in-law must fight it out for custody over his infant daughter, after his wife passes away. "The script was magnificent! I think I was the luckiest actor there! Funny, funny stuff! What a rush!" (Mary Claire Klooster, Working Title Playwrights, 2012)

Notes:
Co-written by Daniel Guyton and Laura Carson. Originally titled "No Strings Attached".

1st Produced:
24 Hour Play Festival In Atlanta, Ga     01 Apr 2013

Organisations:
Working Title Playwrights

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Grim Raper, The

Synopsis:
The Angel of Death tries to pick up women the only way he knows how. . . With roofies. Mature audiences only.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Mostly Harmless Productions In Schenectady, NY     09 Jun 2013

Organisations:
Hilarious Nightmares

1st Published:
in "Best American Short Plays, 2012-13" by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Guy With The Hair, The

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Atlanta One Minute Play Festival. Atlanta, GA     12 Jun 2016

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
one min play

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Hate Male

Synopsis:
An angry punk grrrl who hates men is arrested for murder. She tells us why she did it. "Congratulations to Daniel Guyton for writing yet another powerful and provocative piece." (L Marcus Williams, A Fly on the Fourth Wall Productions, 2013)

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Emerging Artists Theatre's (Eat) One Woman Standing Festival In Manhattan, NY     21 Mar 2013

Organisations:
One Woman Standing

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Drama, Monologue, 10 Minute

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Hilarious Nightmares

Synopsis:
A collection of 8 One-Act Plays. Includes GEORGIE GETS A FACELIFT, ROMANCE IS DEAD, BEDFORD's STY, MILO & BARBARA, SPAT!, Father AND SON, I'M NOT GAY!, and THE SINS OF REBETHANY CHASTAIN. These shows will terrify you, make you laugh, and might even make you cry - all at the same time. No one does wonderfully dark, disturbing, character driven shows like Daniel Guyton. (Gene Kato, Next Stage Press, 2013)

Notes:
includes the plays Georgie Gets a Facelift, Spat!, Milo & Barbara, the Tooth Fairy Gets AIDs, Bedford's Sty, Father and Son, Grave Assurances, the Grim Reaper and the Sins of Rebethany Chastain. www.mostlyharmlessproductions.net Available via direct link from publisher's website: www.shop.nextstagepress.net/product.sc?productId=144

1st Produced:
Schenectady, NY     09 Jun 2013

Organisations:
Mostly Harmless Productions

1st Published:
Next Stage Press, 2013   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Anthology of One-Act Plays, Dark Comedy

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Hilarious Nightmares II

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
The titles are: "Welcome to Christmas Village", "How I Met Your Santa", "The Last of the Tannenbaums", "Mrs. Claus Gets Menopause", "Death of a Snowman", "Don Wannabe", "Fat Dick", and the world premieres of "Hate Male", "Pigtails and Bobby Socks", "Memoirs of a Vagitarian", "Boys Night In", "Totally Buzzed", and "The Wedding Night Tweets."

1st Produced:
Mostly Harmless Productions. Schenectady, NY 30215     20 Nov 2014

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
13 short plays

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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How I Met Your Santa

Synopsis:
You will find yourself believing every word of the future Mrs. Claus' account of the Christmas she encountered the jolly elf in her childhood home. It is no surprise that this piece earns the Gotta Go favorite of the evening" award." (Elizabeth J Musgrave, GottaGo.us, 2011)Mrs Claus explains how she and Santa first met, in this one woman monologue.

Notes:
Winner of the "Favorite of the Evening" Award by GottaGo.com.

1st Produced:
The Phoenix Theatre In Indianapolis, In     29 Nov 2011

Organisations:
A Very Phoenix Xmas 6 festival

1st Published:
Heuer Publishing (www.hitplays.com/default.aspx?pg=sd&st=HOW+I+MET+YOUR+SANTA&p=3837), 2012   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Holiday Play, 10 Minute, Monologue

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  -

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I Hear the Train A'Comin', by DANIEL GUYTON. Lionheart Theatre. Norcross, GA. Oct 29, 2015. Part of the Lawless Spirits of Norcross, a history-based guided ghost tour. It runs one night only. http://www.lionhearttheatre.org/

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
Part of the Lawless Spirits of Norcross, a history-based guided ghost tour.

1st Produced:
Lionheart Theatre. Norcross, GA     29 Oct 2015

Organisations:
-

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-   

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-

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I'm Not Gay!

Synopsis:
Gary is a homophobe. The play explores his prejudices in one of the funniest, most shocking tragedies of all time. Loved and hated by critics across the globe, this play nearly caused someone to choke to death on opening night in Iceland. Some say it was from laughter. Others say it was the bile in the back of her throat. Regardless, you'll never forget the experience as Gary tries to prove how "not gay" he truly is. Mature audiences only. A brilliant play about all the hypocrisy about homosexualism (sic) and people either loved it or hated it. . . just as it should be. (Gudmundur Ingi Thorvaldsson, Loftkastalinn, 2005). Artistically flawed. . . morally repugnant. . . I'M NOT GAY! [belongs in] a category of its own - the theatre of the obnoxious. (Grant Tyler Peterson, offoffonline.com, 2005)

Notes:
a 10-minute version Also exists, As well As An Icelandic translation, entitled 'eg er ekki Hommi!' the 10-minute version won "Best Comedy" At the Author's Playhouse New Author Festival, 2005."

1st Produced:
Theatre Loftkastalinn In Reykjavic Iceland, Translated As "Eg Er Ekki Hommi!"     04 Jan 2005

Organisations:
Fimbelvetur

1st Published:
the Twisted Mind of Daniel Guyton (Poetry and Plays in the Dark Comedy Vein), Published by Lulu.com , 2009. www.lulu.com/shop/daniel-guyton/im-not-gay-a-dark-satire/paperback/product-5958972.html   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, Full Length

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  1            Other:  Doubling encouraged

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In the Shadow Of A War

Synopsis:
A nod to Samuel Beckett, and a satire of war. Two roommates await the cannon fire of an impending army.

Notes:
IN THE SHADOW OF A WAR, by Daniel Guyton, is a cut above. It's highly reminiscent of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot," but seems to take place in some sort of dungeon in which two prisoners cower and read from a blank book, awaiting a coming war. The dialogue is opaque and repetitious, but very nicely delivered by Jerry Jobe and Bob Winstead. Julie Taliaferro's direction prevents the action from becoming static. It provokes thought, [and] it's the sort of piece that needs to be done to perfection to work on all levels." (Playgoer, TheaterReview.com, 2013)

1st Produced:
Academy Theatre In Atlanta, Ga     26 Apr 2013

Organisations:
Academy Theatre

1st Published:
the Twisted Mind of Daniel Guyton (Poetry and Plays in the Dark Comedy Vein), Published by Lulu.com , 2009   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Absurdist Comedy, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  2

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January's Alibi

Synopsis:
January is a poor woman, accused of murdering the father of her child. In this interrogation sequence, she explains what really happened.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Atlanta Fringe Festival in Atlanta, GA     01 Jun 2015

Organisations:
Atlanta Fringe Festival

1st Published:
Best Women's Stage Monologues 2016. Smith & Kraus   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Monologue, Dark Comedy

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Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Kim Arthur and the Nerds of the Round Table

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Alliance Theatre. Atlanta, GA     29 Oct 2015

Organisations:
Alliance Theatre's Junior Players Program

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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-

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Last of the Tannenbaums

Synopsis:
Eddie the Evergreen desperately wants to be a Christmas tree, until a little bird tells him what really happens to Christmas trees. . .

Notes:
LAST OF THE TANNENBAUMS is adorable - well, Eddie (the Evergreen) may not think so but this human thinks it's very cute. (Geri Albrecht, Heuer Publishing, 2014)

1st Produced:
Malverne Community Theatre In Malverne, NY     12 Dec 2013

Organisations:
Malverne Community Theatre

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy, Holiday, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  1

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Lesson From Dr. Waddell, A

Synopsis:
Dr. Moses Waddel, fifth president of the University of Georgia, hands over the keys to the sixth president, Dr. Alonzo Church, in this biographical play - set in the actual home both men resided in during the early part of the 19th century. Adapted from a play by Thomas Horton, and written exclusively for the Church-Waddel-Brumby House in Athens, GA.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Church-Waddell-Brumby House in Athens, GA     01 Dec 2011

Organisations:
Athens Welcome Center

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Monologue, Historical, one-act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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-

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Macabre-Cadabra

Synopsis:
A professional magician thought he had everything he ever wanted, until he gets a taste of the real thing. Will he choose tricks over treats? Or is he happy waving his wand and pulling out a rabbit? Find out in this inquisitive comedy/drama by Daniel Guyton, MACABRE-CADABRA! (Press Release, Darkhorse Dramatists, 2013)

Notes:
Official selection of the Last Frontier Theatre Conference, 2012.

1st Produced:
Onstage Atlanta In Atlanta, Ga     04 Oct 2012

Organisations:
Six Pack of One-Acts Festival

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, One-Act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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-

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Macbreath

Synopsis:
Mabeth set in the corporate world of Wall Street

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Contained in: "Dimensions Magazine" 1995   

Music:
-

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One act

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  5            Other:  -

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Medlock Files, The

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Lionheart Theatre. Norcross, GA     27 Oct 2016

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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One act

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Merry Cougar Christmas, A

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
received an Honorable Mention in the Manhattan Theatre Source's 15th Annual Estrogenius Festival in 2014

1st Produced:
Out of Box Theatre. Marietta, GA     04 Dec 2015

Organisations:
Part of the Santa After Hours production

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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-

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Mid Day At the Greasy Spoon

Synopsis:
Two friends eat soup and talk about love

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten minute play

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Milo & Barbara

Synopsis:
Barbara's life is turned upside-down when her husband suddenly vanishes without a warning. When he returns four weeks later, they each try to pick up the pieces.

Notes:
Finalist in the Kennedy Center/ACTF 10-Minute Play Competition, 2002

1st Produced:
Author's Playhouse In Bay Shore, NY     2005

Organisations:
New Author Festival

1st Published:
Next Stage Press, 2013. Published play available in an anthology entitled "Hilarious Nightmares." Available via direct link from publisher's website: www.shop.nextstagepress.net/product.sc?productId=144   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Mother Of God Visits Hell, The

Synopsis:
Based on a poem described in "The Brothers Karamazov" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky; and written in rhyming Iambic pentameter. The Virgin Mary travels to hell to comfort the souls in torment. While there, she condemns her own soul to save those of all mankind - much to God's dismay. What erupts is a war between Heaven and Hell, with all of our souls in the balance. "THE MOTHER OF GOD VISITS HELL has my strongest recommendation. It holds out the hope that American playwrights will move above realism. What's more, Mr. Guyton's talents as a poet and a dramatist are stellar, and the script is a model for other dramatists." (Steve Capra, The Living Theatre in NYC, 2009)

Notes:
Play is written in rhyming Iambic Pentameter. Publication still underway As of this posting.

1st Produced:
The Royal Theatre On Board The Queen Mary In Long Beach, Ca     22/2009

Organisations:
The Alive Theatre

1st Published:
the Mother of God Visits Hell, Published by Lulu.com (2009). www.lulu.com/shop/daniel-guyton/the-mother-of-god-visits-hell-a-play-in-iambic-pentameter/paperback/product-5061211.html   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Verse Play, Drama, Comedy, Full-Length

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  7            Other:  -

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-

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Mrs. Claus Gets Menopause

Synopsis:
Santa's wife experiences some magical "changes" on the most important day of Santa's year!

Notes:
Semi-Finalist in the Minnesota Shorts Festival of Plays 2012

1st Produced:
Onstage Atlanta In Atlanta, Ga     07 Dec 2011

Organisations:
Merry Little Holiday Shorts

1st Published:
E-Script and Hard Copy, ArtAge Publications    

Music:
-

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Genre:
Holiday Play, Comedy, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  0

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-

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My Pretties

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
Part of their Annual Halloween celebration

1st Produced:
Onstage Atlanta. Atlanta, GA     30 Oct 2016

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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-

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Out of the Bag

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Atlanta One Minute Play Festival. Atlanta, GA     12 Jun 2016

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
one min play

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Pigtails and Bobby Socks

Synopsis:
A young girl and a pervert meet at a park bench. It doesn't turn out quite the way either one expects. . .

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Staged Reading By The Core Artist Ensemble's Summer Readings Series In Manhattan, NY     07 Jul 2013

Organisations:
Summer Reading Series

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, One-Act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  1

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-

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Poisoned Apples

Synopsis:
Two old women plan an unforgettable Halloween celebration for the children in their neighborhood.

Notes:
Darkhorse Dramatists' "Tales From the Script Halloween Festival"

1st Produced:
Darkhorse Dramatists. Birmingham, NY     17 Oct 2014

Organisations:
Darkhorse Dramatists

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, Halloween, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Pole Dances with Wolves

Synopsis:
A stripper and a strip-club owner get into a huge argument after a prominent customer gets a little too "touchy-feely" with her.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Drama, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Poor Bastard

Synopsis:
A homeless man finds a dead body in an alley - a RICH dead body. Who vaguely resembles himself. . . What would YOU do if you were him? "I LOVE POOR BASTARD and looking forward to seeing it again today. I'm forever a Daniel Guyton fan!" (Tanya Freeman, GOOD Works Theatre Festival, 2013)

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Good Acting Studio In Marietta, Ga     24 Jul 2013

Organisations:
GOOD Works Theatre Festival

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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-

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Prison Monologues

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
four monologues, including: The Sins of Rebethany Chastain, Hate Male, January's Alibi, and Say Hi To Agnes For Me.

1st Produced:
Atlanta Fringe Festival. Atlanta, GA     04 Jun 2015

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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-

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Rebel Without a Claus

Synopsis:
Mrs. Claus reveals how she almost married Arthur Kringle, Santa's rebellious older brother. I absolutely love this piece. . . I truly think REBEL WITHOUT A CLAUS [was] one of the strongest and most memorable shows of the evening. (Sylvia Veith, Onstage Atlanta, 2011)

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Onstage Atlanta In Atlanta, Ga     07 Dec 2011

Organisations:
Merry Little Holiday Shorts

1st Published:
Heuer Publishing, 2012, www.hitplays.com/default.aspx?pg=sd&st=REBEL+WITHOUT+A+CLAUS&p=3839   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Holiday Play, 10-Minute, Comedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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-

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Resignation, The

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
art of the Five Minute Mile festival

1st Produced:
Cone Man Running Productions. Houston, TX     09 Dec 2015

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
five-minute monologue

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Romance Is Dead

Synopsis:
Dr. Edward Bainsbridge has been arrested for a terrible crime - interfering with a dead. I've had a great time with this role and I haven't been this excited about an opening night in a long time. It's stuff like this that made me fall in love with acting in the first place. (Charlie Pierce, Third Eye Theatre, 2011) body. Four dead bodies, to be exact. Come hear his terrible confession, which will shock you, rePulse you, and might even make you laugh. . .Extremely well-written and deplorably funny. (Geri Albrecht, Heuer Publishing, 2007)

Notes:
Semi-Finalist in the Spotlight On: One Person Play Competition, 2012

1st Produced:
Third Eye Theatre In Portland, Or     2011

Organisations:
Grand Guignol 3 festival

1st Published:
Next Stage Press, 2013, play available in an anthology entitled "Hilarious Nightmares." Available via direct link from publisher's website: www.shop.nextstagepress.net/product.sc?productId=144   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Dark Comedy, Monologue

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Rosie the Retired Rockette

Synopsis:
86-year old Rosie is in a nursing home, but she still thinks she's back in her fabulous Rockette days. "I love it. It's just a lovely piece of black humor, yet heartwarming, and real. It's edgy, and sweet and funny. . . and a bit warped." (CJ Ehrlich, Playwrights' Binge, 2011)

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
N.U.F.A.N. Ensemble In Chicago, Il     01 Dec 2011

Organisations:
7 Plays in 7 Holi-Days

1st Published:
Heuer Publishing, 2012, www.hitplays.com/default.aspx?pg=sd&st=ROSIE%2c+THE+RETIRED+ROCKETTE&p=3838   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Holiday Play, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Say Hi to Agnes For Me

Synopsis:
Jess is an older woman in an all-female penitentiary, helping a younger prisoner learn the ropes.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Atlanta Fringe Festival in Atlanta, GA     01 Jun 2015

Organisations:
Atlanta Fringe Festival

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Monologue, Dark Comedy

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Sins of Rebethany Chastain, The

Synopsis:
A prison inmate shares her zany story about how she got arrested, in this one woman monologue.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Emerging Artists' Theatre (Eat) In Manhattan, NY     21 Mar 2013

Organisations:
One Woman Standing

1st Published:
Next Stage Press, 2013, play available in an anthology entitled "Hilarious Nightmares." Available via direct link from publisher's website: www.shop.nextstagepress.net/product.sc?productId=144   

Music:
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Genre:
Dark Comedy, Monologue, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Spat!

Synopsis:
a man and his wife have a horrible spat over the wife's affair with an immigrant. Mature audiences only.

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1st Produced:
Saturday Night Lites Series In La    

Organisations:
Original Works

1st Published:
in "Quick and Painless: Saturday Night Lites 2004-2005 Season", Original Works Publishing Company (2006) >>>,
the Twisted Mind of Daniel Guyton (Poetry and Plays in the Dark Comedy Vein), Published by Lulu.com , 2009   

Music:
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Genre:
Comedy Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Three Ladies of Orpington

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Stanley Drama Award. Top 10 Semi-Finalist. Wagner College.

1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Parts:
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Tooth Fairy Gets AIDs, The

Synopsis:
The Tooth Fairy gets some really bad news. . .Oh my god. . . this was one of the funniest things I have ever seen. (Matt Holden, Mostly Harmless Productions, 2013)

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Mostly Harmless Productions In Schenectady, NY     09 Jun 2013

Organisations:
Hilarious Nightmares

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Dark Comedy, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Totally Buzzed

Synopsis:
A young woman loses her vibrator right before her "big date!" Can the kindly old woman at the coat check counter help out?

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Mostly Harmless Productions in Schenectady, NY     01 Dec 2014

Organisations:
Mostly Harmless Productions

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Comedy, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Urine Trouble Now

Synopsis:
A young man's job interview is going swimmingly! Until he learns the results of his unfortunate "piss test."

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Changing Scene Theatre Northwest. Tacoma, WA     22 Aug 2015

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Comedy, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Wedding Night Tweets, The

Synopsis:
A newlywed husband discovers a problem with his wife's over-zealous affinity for social media on the day after their wedding.

Notes:
Congratulations! We have decided to use your play THE WEDDING NIGHT TWEETS for our one-act play festival and could not be more excited! We received hundreds of submissions and decided on four incredible plays. (Eleah Burman, Quirky Productions, 2015)

1st Produced:
Mostly Harmless Productions in Schenectady, NY     01 Dec 2014

Organisations:
Mostly Harmless Productions

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Comedy, 10-Minute

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Welcome to Christmas Village

Synopsis:
Gingerbell, the Christmas Elf, welcomes people to Christmas Village. Unfortunately, she gets a little distracted by a handsome audience member, and has trouble keeping her lines right.

Notes:
Hahaha!!! I adore it! I love it! Very funny and charming! (Sylvia Veith, Onstage Atlanta, 2013)

1st Produced:
Onstage Atlanta. Atlanta, Ga     05 Dec 2013

Organisations:
Onstage Atlanta

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Monologue, Comedy

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Where's Julie?

Synopsis:
15-year old Julie runs away from home to escape her abusive, alcoholic father, her desperately happy mother, and her autistic younger brother, only to find herself "knocked up" by her too-old Latino boyfriend, harassed by her older sister, and shunned by her Born-again Christian friend. But, when she contemplates abortion, that's when the play gets really funny. Mature audiences only.

Notes:
Winner of the Kennedy Center/American College theatre Festival (KC/aCTF) Region II Short Play Award in 2001

1st Produced:
Maureen Stapleton Theatre, Troy, NY     01 Nov 2001

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Where's Julie? Published by Lulu.com, 2009. www.lulu.com/shop/daniel-guyton/wheres-julie-a-melodramatic-comedy/paperback/product-20159415.html
http://www.indietheaternow.com/Play/wheres-julie   

Music:
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Genre:
Comedy/Satire, 90 min Comedy

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  4            Other:  -

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You Trippin?

Synopsis:
4 bored teenagers plot to shoot up their high school. Is it a game? Or are they "trippin?" It is actually a very funny play. Or -is it? Mature audiences only

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Cellar Theatre, Albany, NY     1999

Organisations:
State University of New York at albany

1st Published:
the Twisted Mind of Daniel Guyton (Poetry and Plays in the Dark Comedy Vein), Published by Lulu.com , 2009   

Music:
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Genre:
Dark Comedy, 10 min Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  -            Other:  -

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