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Bill Solly

BILL SOLLY

  

Nationality:    Canadian
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Literary Agent:    Bret Adams Ltd  

Actor, novelist, sonwriter. Bill has had two novels published and a number of cd's of him performing his own songs. He worked in London for many years writing for many different artists from Dusty Springfield to Danny La Rue.He is a member of the Dramatists Guild.

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

        Boy Meets Boy         Cat in the Castle         Christmas at the Zoo         Come North Come Home         Girl,Boy, Piano         Great American Backstage Musical         Mother Goose         Ruby Slippers         Santa and the Christmas Clowns         Sleeping Beauty Musical, The         Snow Queen         Stars 'n' Stripes         Story of Millicent         Sweet William         Tent Show         Three Magic Mushrooms         Travelling Tree



Boy Meets Boy

Boy Meets Boy
London 1936 and American reporter, Casey O'Brien misses covering the Abdication. He is told the Society wedding of the year is about to take place between millionaire Clarence Cutler and the Honourable Guy Rose. But there is a last minute jilting and Casey's newspaper wants a photograph of the event.

Notes:
written by Bill Solly And Donald Ward

1st Produced:
Actors Playhouse, New York    1978

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Contained in: "Gay Plays: the First Collection" published by Avon Books 1987   978-0380427888

Music:
Original cast recording: AEI (CD 009)

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Genre:
Musical. - - Gay/Lesbian, musical

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Cat in the Castle

Synopsis:
Two New York Cats, Hugo and Mimi stowaway on an ocean liner. When discovered they get thrown overboard and are washed up on an island where cats are banned because the Queen - Gloria XIV has an allegy.She keeps a fire spitting pterodactyl to exterminate the cats. Hugo wants to catch the next boat home but Mimi insists that "A cat can look at a queen."

Notes:
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1st Produced:
319742Youth Audience    1974

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Bakers Plays   978-0874409901

Music:
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Genre:
Children's Play Youth Audience

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Christmas at the Zoo

Synopsis:
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Notes:
written by Bill Solly and Donald Ward.

1st Produced:
Wings Theatre, New York    Dec 1995

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Come North Come Home

Synopsis:
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Notes:
written with Donald Ward. Original title: "100 Miles From Nowhere".

1st Produced:
Off Broadway    1974

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Girl,Boy, Piano

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
-   -

Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Great American Backstage Musical

Great American Backstage Musical
the Ruby Keeler/Dick Powell movies brought to the stage.Backstage at Johnny's Bar (named after ambitious song writer Johnny Brash) during interludes in a musical by Johnny. there are two backstage romances going on: Johnny and Kelly Moran and wise cracking Banjo and Sylvia. they hear that the great British Musical Star Constance Duquette is in the audience. She invites Johnny to a party - he goes breaking a date with Kelly. the dejected Kelly goes for a coffe with Harry - who is really Harrison Cartwright III heir to millions. . ..

Notes:
written by Bill solly And Donald Ward

1st Produced:
Matrix Theater, Los Angeles    02 Dec 1976

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Samuel French Inc, New York,    -

Music:
Original cast recording: AEI (001) 1977

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Mother Goose

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Children's Musical Youth Audience

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Ruby Slippers

Synopsis:
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Notes:
written with Neil Kennedy

1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Children's Play Youth Audience

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Santa and the Christmas Clowns

Synopsis:
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Notes:
written with Donald Ward

1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Sleeping Beauty Musical, The

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Snow Queen

Synopsis:
Gerda and Kai play together on a rooftop garden of roses until one of them is kidnapped could the Snow Queen in her castle of ice have anything to do with it?

Notes:
written with Donald Ward

1st Produced:
-    -

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  4            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Stars 'n' Stripes

Synopsis:
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Notes:
written with Donald Ward

1st Produced:
-    -

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Story of Millicent

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Children's Musical Youth Audience

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Sweet William

Synopsis:
Will Shakespeare leaves Stratford and joins a band of travelling players. He gets involved with a woman called William and one of the boy-players

Notes:
Music And lyrics by Bill Solly; book by Bill Solly; Donald Ward

1st Produced:
Irving, London    07 Feb 1956

Organisations:
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1st Published:
-   -

Music:
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To Buy This Play:
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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Tent Show

Synopsis:
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Notes:
written with Donald Ward

1st Produced:
-    -

Organisations:
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1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Three Magic Mushrooms

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Travelling Tree

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
-   -

Music:
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To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

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Genre:
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Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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