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LEE CHARLES KELLEY
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Lee Charles Kelley is a songwriter, dog trainer, mystery novelist, and playwright. He lives in New York City. David Forrest is a singer, songwriter, and computer genius, who studied music at Miami University's School of Music in Ohio. He currently (2007) resides in San Diego. agent: Paul escoll
Research: Member of the Dramatists Guild of America (as at 2015)
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It's Only Money
It's Only Money
Tom Truman, a young go-getter with an MBa, comes to New York to enter the world of big business. the day he arrives at at Big Bank, Inc., Tom's department head, Jack Drexel, and his assistant, Diane Hutton, find out there's an accounting discrepancy in the quarterly report. they've been scamming the company out of millions of dollars, and it's all going to come crashing down. So they hatch a scheme to backdate Tom's employment records and blame the whole thing on him. they enlist working mother Stacy DeLora, an office temp and wannabe actress to "babysit" Tom. Stacy has her own problems finding babysitters for her real kids, Marcy and Brandon, and taking care of her on-again, off-again boyfriend, Des Dooley, a laid-back jazz saxophonist. Tom, meanwhile begins to discover that something's wrong, but has fallen in love with Diane and doesn't realize she's behind it. He devises a plan to hide the discrepancy to protect her, only to learn the cold, hard truth. then, just when everything seems hopeless, Diane's former mentor, Joe Germaine, now a gentle homeless man with a psychiatric disorder, comes to the rescue and sets everything right. (Or does he?)
Lee Charles Kelley (librettist) And David Forrest (composer). Songs include, New York City Rhythm (Tom And the ensemble), Watchin' the Clock (the office staff), In A Vest-Pocket Park (Stacy And Des), Welcome to Big Bank (the office staff) a Working Mother's Day (the women in the office), Nobody's Neighbor (Joe Germaine), That Tall (Des, Brandon And Marcy), a Little Imagination (Tom), Don't Make Waves (the men in the office), Make Believe (Diane And Tom), It's Only Money (the cast), We All Hide our Hearts (Joe), On Hold (Stacy), Swing Street (Des), It Still Won't Feel Like Christmas This Year (Brandon And Marcy), My Old Hometown/New York City (medley, Tom And Diane), Breathe (Joe, Stacy And Tom), And In the end/Finale (the entire cast).
Mad River Playhouse In Warren, Vt. 1997
unpublished, but copyrighted in1989, -
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