The Playwrights Database
Alan Gelb's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates
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below is a list of Alan Gelb's plays - click on a Play Title for more information
the mother-child relationship, which, for so many people, is the paradigm for all relationships to come, is profoundly felt, highly complicated and genuinely multi-faceted. MOMBO explores this unique relationship through nine short plays, each of which examines the contours of this dyad. the plays plumb the reality of this relationship but also leap off into wholly unexpected imaginings of the lengths to which mothers and children will travel to make each other crazy. Two soccer moms experience the agonies and ecstasies of competitive sports. . .an expectant nurse learns important lessons from the mother of a hospital patient. . .a mother gets stoned with her aging rocker son. . .a young woman executive meets her match in the robot mom prototype she has developed. . .a nagging mother is totally undone by a son who's become a mime. In turn wildly comic, poignant, tender and wry, the nine plays that comprise MOMBO will make audiences reflect on and reconsider their own relationships with their mothers and their children in a truly universal and eminently accessible theatre experience.
Dramatists Play Service, NY, 2007 -
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Male: 2 Female: 3 Other: 1 man and 1 woman are young adults, doubling, flexible casting
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