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Eric Zaccar

ERIC ZACCAR  

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

Assassination that Saved John's Pizzeria, The         Housing         I'll See You in Hell         Oedipus Complex, The         Starr's on Broadway



Assassination that Saved John's Pizzeria, The

Synopsis:
A bizarre, though meticulous plan to assassinate the president so that a failing pizza place in midtown Manhattan can become a tourist attraction.

Notes:
Single set, forty minute one Act play for three Actors. An old fashioned screwball comedy, in the purest sense.

1st Produced:
Bank Street Theater, New York, NY    1995

Company:
Central Art Productions

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Politically Charged Screwball Comedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Housing

Synopsis:
The lives of a transsexual squatter, a starry eyed broadcasting student, an idealistic writer and a sardonic radio personality intertwine, as numerous aspects of housing in New York City are explored.

Notes:
Political comedy Drama with roving sets, roughly twenty five short scenarios, A half dozen principals And numerous single scene characters. Actors can play multiple roles, And no more than twelve players, seven male And five female, should be required for A full production.

1st Produced:
Elston Fine Arts Center, New York, NY    1991

Company:
Urban Jungle Productions

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy Drama

Parts:
Male:  12            Female:  10            Other:  -

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I'll See You in Hell

Synopsis:
This Sartre-like political Drama finds a once blacklisted actress forced to spend eternity locked in a room with the United States senator who destroyed her career and her life.

Notes:
Single simple set, forty minute one Act for two Actors.

1st Produced:
Bank Street Theater, New York, NY    1995

Company:
Central Art Productions

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Da

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Oedipus Complex, The

Synopsis:
The story of King Oedipus is told in a ten minute, often comedic rock musical.

Notes:
Though this ten minute musical was never officially produced on A stage, it was optioned by Joseph Papp, it's documented in the Public Theater Archives, And two distinct Animated versions can be found on Youtube.. It's been suggested that this piece could easily be used to teach high school And college students the story of Oedipus, in ten minutes.

1st Produced:
Unproduced, but optioned by Mister Joseph Papp    1985

Company:
New York Shakespeare Festival

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Short Musical Mini-Opera

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  7            Other:  -

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Starr's on Broadway

Synopsis:
Using the Clinton-Starr-Lewinsky absurdities as a focal point, statements are made, though short satiric scenarios, about blacklisting, demagogues, Vietnam, Watergate, nuclear weapons, the Kennedy assassination, freedom of speech, and numerous other political issues.

Notes:
This play is meant for three Actors, one female And two male. No single scene has more than two Actors. Set is simple One Actress should be Able to portray Monica Lewinsky, Hillary Clinton And A Nagasaki victim. One Actor should play Richard Nixon, Bill Clinton, Lenny Bruce And A Vietnam casualty. A third Actor should play John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Harry Truman And Kenneth Starr. Portions of this play can be viewed on the internet, And you can read About it in many places, including Kenneth Starr's wikipedia page.

1st Produced:
Producers Club
358 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036    1999

Company:
Central Art Productions

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  8            Female:  3            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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