Can Morry give the boy a chance at a better life? Or is it the boy who can do the same for Morry? A single-set comedy-drama about learning the meaning of kindness. Email: petersonplays gmail. With the economic odds stacked against her, she manages to rationalize her job writing terms papers for other wealthy students, including a lazy hockey player and a brilliant Chinese student who has not yet mastered English.
So why is Tracy having difficulty sticking to the program? The question is whether, in a world of privilege and deprivation, is cheating all that bad when done to level a playing field that is supposed to be flat in the first place? The Three Bears had their home broken into. The Three Little Pigs had their homes destroyed. Now Little Red Riding Hood's grandmother is missing. The crimes seem unrelated, at least if you listen to those shady Grimm brothers.
Could an evil mastermind be behind them all? Only hard-boiled detective Rumpelstiltskin can crack this case. Three of his plays are published by Pioneer Drama Service. The Butler Did It! It is crucial that children of all racial and ethnic backgrounds encounter these issues that encourages acceptance of people of different ethnicities and economic status. Norman A. Bert has a strong interest in issues of poverty, equality,social justice, and ethnic diversity and is currently writing a collection of short plays for church use titled A New Corpus Christi.
He has also written documentary film scripts and has published five books. Email: nbert suddenlink. It is the week after Christmas, The Woodley family has been hammered by financial collapse. And yet they see hope because Grandmother is dying and will leave them a fortune. There is one problem. Inheritance tax rates surge at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve, making it desirable for Grandmother to die now.
What does a desperate family do? And, while we're at it, who else in the family is at risk once murder is considered? Affluence calls for six characters 2M4W , a single set, and a Christmas spirit gone awry. US by Joe Sutton is a play about family. But it is also, very much, a play about a generation; a unique, ambitious, politically-engaged generation, the Baby Boomers, and their kids.
The parents get scared. In this case, the parents are Mark and Mary. And after bombing out from college, their son Matt is now home with them. As much as they want to help him, what they really need to do is let go. It's a painful process; one that reveals in each of them enormous weakness; as well as enormous love. When not in rehearsal, Joe teaches playwriting at Dartmouth College. Email: jsut juno. In The Commission , Franklin tells the true story of the mysterious healer, Dr. Franz Anton Mesmer, who inspired awe among the people and fear among the leaders of pre-Revolutionary France.
Mesmer introduces an element of social turmoil that the established powers cannot permit. Franklin agrees that Mesmer must be stopped. It is, Franklin confesses, a decision he has lived to regret. The Commission is based on primary sources including the rare original report of Franklin and his colleagues about Mesmer. Email: david. To amuse and delight the audience, a traveling troupe of performers tells the story of their king, unraveling how he became the great leader that he is today. The only problem with Prince Stephen is that to become king, he needs a princess.
Sadly, no princess measures up to his standard of perfection. Desperate, Stephen and his loyal jester, Felicity, visit a witch he's imprisoned for being too ugly. The witch reveals a princess who will be perfect for him. Unfortunately, Princess Tilly, while beautiful, is hopelessly clumsy. Stephen sends her away, but she trips, sending the two of them toppling out of a window and into the kingdom that Stephen has as a leader, ignored in favor of grooming himself.
As they travel back to the castle, they learn of a terrible beast that's been plaguing the people. Stephen realizes that it's his duty to fight this beast and reclaim his land. As he prepares to do so, he learns that there is much more to Tilly than her clumsiness. In , her honors thesis, "Women Who Weave" won the unpublished play reading contest with the American Alliance for Theatre and Education and has subsequently been published by Playscripts, Inc.
She is affiliated with several theatres in the suburbs of Chicago, including Citadel Theatre and the Piccolo Theatre. Joel teaches children to compose original operas through the Metropolitan Opera Guild and gigs actively as an accompanist and music director for improvised musicals with The Magnet Theater, Baby Wants Candy, The Pit, and others. He has written music and lyrics for Folk Wandering www. The students mirror their roles in the production. After the rehearsal ends, they revert to their high school personae. Two endings are offered: will Catie follow her heart or her materialistic desires?
You decide. Barbara Heimburger of Rancho Mirage, CA taught literature and composition to high school students for thirty-three years. Email: LafayetteBRH cs. Louis, MO has diverse business interests ranging from corporate acquisitions to creative writing. In , he and Ms. Heimburger began their partnership.
One of their current projects is a musical based on the theft of the Mona Lisa. The play begins on the night of their execution, June 19, , and moves through a series of flashbacks and flash forwards in time. It is a heroic love story and cautionary tale concerning those individuals who come in moral conflict with a changing political environment. In certain scenes the story returns to the trial and to the death row cells of the Rosenbergs. At times they appear from their graves to speak directly to the audience, as do several other historical characters in the play: David Greenglass, Roy Cohn, J.
William Alewyn of Coolidge, Arizona is a playwright and novelist. He is currently writing a series of historical novels based on the comic misadventures of the illegitimate son of Christopher Columbus. While jihadists close in on the capital, the reformist government led by Nadifa Hadad, widow of an assassinated prime minister, survives only with military aid from the United States. But a much-anticipated book by Dalmar Siddiqi, an exiled writer living in Paris, contains some damning information.
But Dalmar, has no intention of letting his literary masterpiece go unrecognized—igniting a philosophical battle with Hadad over the meaning of art, suffering, and the so-called clash of civilizations. The tale has captured the imagination of painters and poets throughout the ages. The play wholly reinvents the characters, humanizes them, and engages them in action filled with suspense, humor and pathos.
At the center of the play stand the pitted adversaries, Judith and General Holofernes, whose dawning love is as inevitable as it is impossible. The boy quickly masters printing skills, to which he adds a talent for writing. Faced with abuse and repression, the teenaged Ben is determined to gain his independence and runs away.
Traveling alone, over unknown lands and stormy waterways, Ben arrives half-starved into the city of Philadelphia. His plays have won numerous national and regional awards, and been produced in New York City and throughout the rest of the country. Just ask Iphicles. Aphrodite arranges for Iphicles to meet a young woman, Meddy,. All ambitions collide in the second act, when Iphicles and Heracles return from their travels to a grand welcome home party for Heracles — including feasting and athletic games to honor the gods. Will art, revenge, or love win the day?
Nicole B. She is a winner of the National Waldo M. Bonderman Playwriting Workshop. Livy gives birth to a son and remains in frail health. Her mother, who despises Mark, plots to move Livy and son away from him. Mark gives up his chance for a steady job on the newspaper in order to write novels with humor. Meanwhile, Marlowe is menaced by an impulsive mobster named Mickey Augustine Rydell , who believes the detective knows the whereabouts of a large sum of money. Hughes and his minions declared that the story wasn't true.
When the ruse was exposed, the February 21, issue of Time magazine featured a portrait of Irving by the infamous art forger Elmyr de Hory with the caption "Con Man of the Year. She became a celebrity and went on to appear in several other films, including the Altman films "A Wedding" and "Quintet" The murder suspect: Bouton played with the Yankees from to and was a member of three World Series teams.
In , he caused a stir with the publication of his book "Ball Four," a tell-all chronicle of his career with the Yankees and a tumultuous season as a member of the Seattle Pilots expansion team now the Milwaukee Brewers. The book might seem tame today. In fact, it is now considered to be one of the great sports tome of all time. But Bouton's revelations about high profile teammates such as Mickey Mantle and Joe Pepitone made him persona non grata in many baseball circles. For instance, he was not invited to participate in an Old Timers' Day ceremony at Yankee Stadium until , when he was 59 years old.
It lasted only five episodes. His film "Cinderella Liberty," which received three Academy Award nominations, was released eight months after Altman's film. He had co-starred with comic actor Arnold Stang in a low-budget feature film titled "Hercules in New York.
Olympia seven times between and But he continued to appear in films, including "Stay Hungry" , "The Villain" and "Conan the Barbarian" and its sequel "Conan the Destroyer. Schwarzenegger has appeared in three: "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" , "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" and the upcoming "Terminator Genisys" He was elected as a Republican in a recall action that unseated the previous governor, Democrat Gray Davis. This was one of 21 films that Turner Classic Movies aired in honor of Hayden , the cable channel's Star of the Month for May Expires June 3, Hayden is Jim Johannsen, the former co-star who provides moral support when she stages a comeback.
This haunting French film short about time travel -- its title means "The Pier" in English -- was the inspiration for Terry Gilliam's acclaimed sci-fi picture "12 Monkeys," which starred Bruce Willis, Brad Pitt and Madeleine Stowe. Directed by Chris Marker , the black-and-wife effort is a minute compilation of mostly still photos and a story told through narration.
Living underground as a prisoner with other survivors, he becomes part of a scientific time travel experiment. Thanks to time travel, he gets an opportunity to meet and develop a romantic relationship with her.
This was one of six movies about time travel that Turner Classic Movies aired beginning in prime time on Thursday, May 28, and carrying over into the early morning hours of Friday, May Expires June 4, Trouble ensues when a time warp propels them to the Earth of the 26th century, a post-apocalyptic era when the planet is populated by mutants. Dark, Marlowe, Leigh and Taylor play American astronauts who are out of time. Taylor died on January 7, , four days before what would have been his 85th birthday. Wells' classic story. Leigh co-stars as Enley's perplexed wife Edith. Expires June 5, Directed by Irving Pichel "Destination Moon" , this drama is about the impact of two world wars on a Baltimore woman played by Colbert.
At the end of World War I, she is told that her beloved husband Welles was killed six days before the armistice. Two decades later, as World War II is about to begin in Europe, the husband that was presumed dead arrives in town with a new name, a new face and a German orphan in tow. This was the film debut for Long, who plays the adult son of the characters played by Colbert and Welles. It also was the first major movie role for child actress Wood, who plays the orphan Margaret Ludwig.
Something you said just sounds a little too unbelievable to be true. As an author who just last week put his first novel on the Kindle store rather than try to seek out a traditional publisher, I understand the appeal of self-publishing as an eBook. Professor Pomfrit. Janette Participant. Back Matter Pages Ranger Barry Weldon. Labrador retriever.
Elizabeth Hamilton Colbert : "Won't you tell me the truth? If you want to stop living in the present, you can reach into the past -- but you'll never get back what you lost. You only lose what you have. Tracy received his fifth of nine Academy Award nominations for Best Actor in this drama set in a remote Arizona town in He stars as John J. McCreedy, a one-armed veteran who arrives in Black Rock on a train -- and receives a frosty reception from the townspeople.
Tracy wound up losing the Best Actor award to co-star Borgnine, who was honored for his performance as the title character in Paddy Chayefsky's "Marty. Expires June 6, It was the first American film for director Fritz Lang , the Austrian-born movie pioneer responsible for the classic German films "Metropolis" and "M" He fled Germany in the early s after the Nazis took control, but went on to have a productive career directing pictures in America "Rancho Notorious," "The Big Heat".
This film stars Tracy as Jim Wilson, a stranger in a small town wrongly charged in a kidnapping. He finds himself on the wrong side of public opinion and becomes the target of a lynch mob. Novak co-produced this sex comedy, in which she plays a "housekeeper" at a posh New York City bachelor pad. The apartment has been rented by four Connecticut commuter pals Garner, Randall, Duff and Morris -- three of them married -- who plan to use it for occasional pleasure trips to the big city.
Unknown to them, there's more to Novak's character than meets the eye.
Page, who co-stars as Morris' wife, sings the title song. Expires June 11, Directed by James P. McNeile The story, derived from the stage play "Bulldog Drummond Again" by McNeile and Gerard Fairlie, finds the detective concerned about the welfare of a young woman Angel because of her suspicious guardian Hall. It put down the foundations for that native American genre of mean streets, knife-edged heroes, dark shadows and tough dames. Expires June 14, Although she has taken occasional breaks from acting through the years, Lane, who observed her 51st birthday in January, appeared in the superhero film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Expires June 16, The intelligent comedy, which set the tone for Allen's subsequent quality movies, is about the failed relationship of standup comic Alvy Singer Allen and Annie Keaton's real name is Diane Hall. She used her mother's maiden name professionally. With Alvy serving as an occasional narrator, the film features a mixture of fast-paced witticisms, sight gags and fantasy moments.
One of the best examples of the latter is when Alvy tires of listening to a long-winded, self-described media expert Horton while standing in a movie line:. In , the American Film Institute ranked the picture No. When the AFI updated the list in , the film dropped to No. The movie's cinematographer was the great Gordon Willis, who died of cancer on May 18, -- 10 days shy of his 84th birthday.
Willis, who never won a competitive Academy Award, received an honorary Oscar in "for unsurpassed mastery of light, shadow, color and motion. Memorable quote No. You know, it has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we've got on our hands is a dead shark" -- Alvy, agreeing with Annie that their relationship is over. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!
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