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David L Paterson

DAVID L PATERSON

  

Nationality:    USA
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Literary Agent:    The Gersh Agency, NY  

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below is a list of David L Paterson's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Blonde, The         Chutes         Closure         Dungeons         Final Approach         Finger Painting In A Murphy Bed         Gate, The         Great Gilly Hopkins, The         King's Men, The         One Last Time         Pieces Of the Sky         Shades of Autumn         Stone The Crows         Thanksgetting



Blonde, The

Synopsis:
Eddie kidnaps Gloria from a supermarket car park and takes her to a basement. She thinks that he wants to rape and kill her but he says that he just wants to talk - but when it comes to that, Gloria can talk the hind legs off a donkey.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Blue Heron Theatre, NYC     2004

Organisations:
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1st Published:
the Blonde and Other Slight Distractions Samuel French Inc , 2005   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play One Act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Chutes

Chutes
Two American paratroopers are trapped in a tree by their parachutes behind enemy lines

Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
Contained in: "Shades of Autumn and Chutes" published by Samuel French Inc New York   978-0573642463

Music:
-

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Genre:
One act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Closure

Synopsis:
the waiter thinks that the couple he is serving are breaking up. they are, but they are brothers who have had enough of each other.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
Ten Minute Play Festival

1st Published:
the Blonde and Other Slight Distractions Samuel French Inc , 2005   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play One Act. - - Gay/Lesbian, of interest

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Dungeons

Synopsis:
an explosion drives corporate climbing yuppie several stories underground where the homeless live, unhurt but trapped he awaits rescue with his new companions

Notes:
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1st Produced:
-    

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1995   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy/Drama Comedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Final Approach

Synopsis:
Kate and Stephanie are driving to spend the holidays with Kate's family. they go through all their traits and dislikes so that Stephanie doesn't put her foot in it again

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Metropolitan Playhouse New York City     2003

Organisations:
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1st Published:
the Blonde and Other Slight Distractions Samuel French Inc , 2005   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act. - - Lesbian, one act

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Finger Painting In A Murphy Bed

Synopsis:
jealous brother does everything in his power to scupper his sisters new found adventure into love

Notes:
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1st Produced:
-    

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1995   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Romantic Comedy Comedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Gate, The

Synopsis:
John is killed in a traffic accident and finds himself at the Pearly Gates. Much to his surprise they are in the process of being painted. the Devil in various disguises tries to get through the Gates

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Shadowbox Cabaret Cincinnati Ohio     1996

Organisations:
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1st Published:
the Blonde and Other Slight Distractions Samuel French Inc , 2005   -

Music:
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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Great Gilly Hopkins, The

Great Gilly Hopkins, The
A spirited musical about the adventures of a feisty foster child in search of love and her real mother, Gilly captures hearts and garners acclaim with every production. The tale is drawn from one of the most popular novels of all time for young people. Rich with humor, emotion and memorable songs, it hits home with every child and parent.

Notes:
Book, Lyrics, and Music by David Paterson and Steve Liebman. Based on the novel by Katherine Paterson

1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
http://www.samuelfrench.com/p/4257/great-gilly-hopkins-the   978-0573627682

Music:
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Genre:
musical comedy

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  4            Other:  1 boy, 2 girls

Further Reference:
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King's Men, The

Synopsis:
Carter has been asked by Cassie to do some improvements at her apartment where she is looking after her sister. Sister Hannah had been badly beaten and thrown into a ditch. Both sisters start showing an interest in Carter - which he finds flattering but realises that it is dangerous

Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
Samuel French Inc New York   -

Music:
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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  3            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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One Last Time

Synopsis:
James is putting out the rubbish when he sees Allen. He thinks that Allen has come to the funeral service that is about to take place. But Allen wants to enquire about a funeral service for his pet squirrel.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Heartland Theater Company     2001

Organisations:
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1st Published:
the Blonde and Other Slight Distractions Samuel French Inc , 2005   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Pieces Of the Sky

Synopsis:
focuses on a strange and intense friendship that develops between two people during World War II in Nebraska

Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Samuel French, NY,    -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Shades of Autumn

Shades of Autumn
Douglas has not seen his father for years. A neighbour of his father tells him that all is not right. Douglas goes see his father and finds he has the onset of dementia

Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
Contained in: "Shades of Autumn and Chutes" published by Samuel French Inc New York   978-0573642463

Music:
-

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Genre:
One act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Stone The Crows

Synopsis:
Lynda's marriage is disintegrating and she is contemplating suicide. Her husband's drifter brother turns up. She is very taken with his easy manner and charm and decides that she will seduce him

Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
Samuel French Inc New York   978-0573629952

Music:
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To Buy This Play:
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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Thanksgetting

Synopsis:
Jim is treating a down and out man - Allen - to a meal at the restaurant he owns. It is Thanksgiving and it turns out that they are brothers and do this every year.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Lebanon Theatre New York City     2003

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
the Blonde and Other Slight Distractions Samuel French Inc , 2005   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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