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Joe Tracz

JOE TRACZ

  

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

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

        Apple the Color Of Your Neck         Be More Chill         Death Comes for a Wedding         Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Story         Man up and Away         Mario And Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games         Poster Boy         Songs for a Future Generation


Apple the Color Of Your Neck

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Originally performed with nine other ten minute plays under the overall title "Tempting Fate"

1st Produced:
Chicago Actors Studio     28 Jul 2005

Organisations:
Brown Couch Theatre

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten minute play

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
https://twitter.com/joetracz

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Be More Chill

Be More Chill
A girl, a boy and a super computer inside the boy's head. The just wants to stand out. The boy just wants to fit in. The super computer wants to take over the world

Notes:
Music and lyrics by Joe Iconis; book by Joe Tracz. Based on the book "Be More Chill" by Ned Vizzini

1st Produced:
Two River Theater, Red Bank NJ    

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
Original cast recording: Ghostlight Records 2019

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Death Comes for a Wedding

Death Comes for a Wedding
Kafkaesque vision of a personified Death demanding a bride as a sacrifice to avoid his wrath

Notes:
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1st Produced:
-    

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
in the Best American Short Plays, 2009-2010, Hal Leonard Corporation (August 1, 2011)   

Music:
-

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Genre:
short play

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Story

Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Story
Percy Jackson is dyslexic and has ADHD. His class are visiting the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art when his algebra teacher takes him aside. Mrs Dodds transforms into a Fury (from the Greek Myths) and attacks him. The Latin teacher Mr Brunner throws him a special sword to defend himself and Mrs Dodds is vaporised. No one believes him when he tells them and no one including Mr Brunner remembers Mrs Dodds. Percy is expelled for leaving the group at the Museum

Notes:
Music and lyrics by Robert Rokicki; book by Joe Tracx. Based on the book "Lightning Thief" by Rick Riordon

1st Produced:
Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York     23 Mar 2017

Organisations:
Theatreworks

1st Published:
-   

Music:
Original cast recording: Broadway Records 2017

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Man up and Away

Synopsis:
on the night of his Going Away to War party, Jordan says goodbye to his little brother Vic, in the worst possible way; Rocky Road by Stephanie Andrea Timm from UCSD-one family's zany attempt to bring their son home from the war in Iraq.
- press release

Notes:
part of second Annual Take 10, An evening of nine 10-minute plays from Aspiring playwrights Across the country As part of its National MFA Playwrights competition

1st Produced:

Organisations:
Theater Masters

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Mario And Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games

Synopsis:
Part of the Wii Plays. This is an evening of original short plays and live music, inspired by the titles of Nintendo Wii games. the selections are: Wii Tennis by Molly Smith Metzler, directed by Lila Neugebauer, Barbie as the Island Princess by Tasha Gordon-Solmon, directed by Lila Neugebauer, Let's Tap by Janine Nabers, directed by Portia Krieger, Marvel Superhero Squad by Chad Beckim, directed by Stephen Brackett, Buck Fever by Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Portia Krieger, Alien Monster Bowling League by Matthew Lopez, directed by Laura Savia, Tomb Raider: Anniversary by Kara Lee Corthron, directed by Laura Savia, Burger Island by Gregory Moss, directed by Portia Krieger, All Star Cheer Squad by Jenny Connell, directed by Laura Savia, Sword Play: Speed Slice by Kristoffer Diaz, directed by Lila Neugebauer, Bob the Builder: Festival of Fun by Amy Herzog, directed by Stephen Brackett, and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games by Joe Tracz, dir. by Stephen Brackett.
- nytheatre.com

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Ars Nova
511 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019     01 Feb 2011

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
short play

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

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Poster Boy

Synopsis:
Men in a gay chatroom try to find out what has happened to one of their number who has killed himself

Notes:
music and lyrics by Craig Carnelia; book by Joe Tracz. Inspired by the suicide of Tyler Clementi in 2010

1st Produced:
Upcoming 1st reading at Roundabout    

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Musical - Gay musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:   6-10 actors or singers

Further Reference:
-

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Songs for a Future Generation

Synopsis:
Clones, robots and teenage time travelers search for connection at a dance party aboard a satellite. So what if its purpose is to celebrate an exploding star? For the kids in this "sci-fi dance party spectacle" this is going to be the BEST NIGHT EVER.
- nytheatre.com

Notes:
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1st Produced:

Organisations:
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1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  7            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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