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Bill Zaget

BILL ZAGET

  

Nationality:    USA
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Born in Detroit, raised in Montreal, and trained in Theatre there, in London (UK) and Toronto, Bill Zaget is an actor (as Zag Dorison), writer, and performance-poet. He has won a couple awards for his stage plays-"Feathers" and "Landspit". His show, "Rarebit Fiends" was one of the hits of the Edmonton Fringe Festival, and it was also performed at the Fringe of Toronto. His solo show, "Renfield or, Dining at the Bughouse" played at the Montreal Fringe Festival and the prose version off his one-man show, appeared in the anthology, Dracula in London, edited by P.N. Elrod, Ace Books, New York. Since then, he has also focused on writing short dark fiction, and is presently working on a novel or two. For his "day-job", Bill assists in the co-ordination and administration of the Creative Writing Program at the School of Continuing Studies at the University of Toronto.

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

        B J         Feathers         Grandioso         Rarebit Fiends         Renfield or Dining At The Bughouse         Trans-Bacchanlia Express


B J

B J
Bette Davis fixated nurse Jamie shares a house with Aggie a film set hairdresser. A teenage bisexual, skateboarder, punk, Satanist comes into their lives. Murder and vampirism follow

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1st Produced:
Crest Theatre Green Room, Toronto     2006

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1st Published:
Play Outlet Canada   

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Genre:
Gay full length

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Feathers

Synopsis:
Birds, flying and things that go bump in the night

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1st Produced:
Rehearsed Reading At Performing Arts Lodge, Toronto     14 May 2013

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Grandioso

Grandioso
Conductor Victor Orlack has become arthritic. Surgeon Shandor grafts new hands on Orlack - the hands of a Balkan anarchist -he wants the orchestra to be a terrorist front. Shandor manipulates Orlac and his family, members of the orchestra and the terrorist group

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Play Outlet Canada   

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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Rarebit Fiends

Synopsis:
Aggie and Silas are in love or are they? Perhaps it is all a nightmare brought on by eating too much welsh rarebit.

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1st Produced:
Annex Theatre, Toronto     1990

Organisations:
Not Kansas

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Genre:
One act

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Renfield or Dining At The Bughouse

Synopsis:
Renfield had an abused childhood - it was his step-father. Back from Transylvania he is locked up in an asylum eating flies, spiders and mice. He knows that his master Dracula is on his way

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Based on characters created by Bram Stoker

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Genre:
Monologue play

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Trans-Bacchanlia Express

Trans-Bacchanlia Express
The god Dionysus clashes with Pentheus King of Thebes. Pentheus is unhappy with his role. He imprisons Dionysus and for this is torn apart by the citizens of Thebes. Dionysus brings him back to life - but as a woman

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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  6            Other:  doubling

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