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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Bohemian Lights

Bohemian Lights  

AT: Lights of Bohemia A: Ramón del Valle-Inclán Pf: 1963, Paris; 1971, Madrid Pb: 1920; rev. 1924 Tr: 1968 G: Tragicom. in 15 (originally 12) scenes; Spanish prose S: Various locations in Madrid, ...
Copenhagen

Copenhagen  

A: Michael Frayn Pf: 1998, London Pb: 1998; rev. 2000 G: Drama in 2 acts S: The Afterlife, late 20th c., and Copenhagen, 1941 C: 2m, 1fAt the end of the 20th century, the Danish physicist Niels Bohr, ...
Forty Years On

Forty Years On  

A: Alan Bennett Pf: 1968, London Pb: 1969 G: Com. in 2 acts; prose and songs S: Assembly hall of English public school, 1968, and a historical review 1900–45 C: 5m, 2f, 20 schoolboysThe Headmaster ...
Rutherford and Son

Rutherford and Son  

A: Githa Sowerby Pf: 1912, London Pb: 1912 G: Drama in 3 acts S: John Rutherford's home, northern England, early 20th c. C: 4m, 4fThe autocratic John Rutherford, boss of a metalworks on bleak ...
Son

Son  

A: Walter Hasenclever Pf: 1916, Prague Pb: 1914 Tr: None known G: Drama in 5 acts; German prose and some verse S: Middle-class home, meeting hall, and hotel room in a German town, early 20th c. C: ...
House of Bernarda Alba

House of Bernarda Alba  

A: Federico García Lorca W: 1936 Pf: 1945, Buenos Aires Pb: 1945 Tr: 1947 G: Trag. in 3 acts; Spanish prose S: Spanish farm, early 20th c. C: 10f, extrasBernarda Alba's second husband has just died, ...
Queen and the Rebels

Queen and the Rebels  

A: Ugo Betti Pf: 1951, Rome Pb: 1951 Tr: 1956 G: Drama in 4 acts; Italian prose S: Town hall in an Italian mountain village, mid-20th c. C: 7 m, 3f, 1 child (m), extrasRebel forces searching for ...
Blood Wedding

Blood Wedding  

AT: Bitter Oleander A: Federico García Lorca Pf: 1933, Madrid Pb: 1933 Tr: 1939 G: Trag. in 3 acts; Spanish prose and verse S: Farmhouse in Andalusia, Spain, early 20th c. C: 8m, 11f, extrasA Mother, ...
Blacks

Blacks  

A: Jean Genet Pf: 1959, Paris Pb: 1958 Tr: 1960 G: Drama in 1 act; French prose S: Colonial Africa, 20th c. C: 8m, 5fOn an upper level, a court sits in judgement on those below. The members of the ...
America Play

America Play  

A: Suzan-Lori Parks Pf: 1993, Dallas (workshop production); 1994, New York Pb: 1995 G: Hist. drama in 2 acts S: USA, 19th and 20th c. C: 3m, 2f, extrasIn ‘a great hole’, a kind of theme park which is ...
Attempts on Her Life

Attempts on Her Life  

A: Martin Crimp Pf: 1997, London Pb: 1997 G: 17 scenarios S: Indeterminate locations in Britain, late 20th c. C: Any number of performersIn the course of 17 disjointed scenes, aspects of the life of ...
Architect and the Emperor of Assyria

Architect and the Emperor of Assyria  

A: Fernando Arrabal Pf: 1967, Paris Pb: 1967 Tr: 1969 G: Drama in 2 acts; French prose S: A tropical island, mid-20th c. C: 2mA primitive native of a tropical island, the ‘Architect’, who has built ...
Empire Builders

Empire Builders  

A: Boris Vian Pf: 1959, Paris Pb: 1959 Tr: 1967 G: Drama in 3 acts; French prose S: An apartment building, France, mid-20th c. C: 3m, 3fA family comprising Father, Mother, their daughter Zénobie, and ...
Devil's General

Devil's General  

A: Carl Zuckmayer Pf: 1946, Zurich Pb: 1946; rev. 1967 Tr: 1953 G: Drama in 3 acts; German prose S: Berlin, 1941 C: 20m, 5fGeneral Harras is an urbane, likeable flying ace in the German Air Force in ...
Puppet Show

Puppet Show  

AT: The Fairground Booth; Farce A: Aleksandr Blok Pf: 1906, St Petersburg Pb: 1906 Tr: 1950 G: Drama in 1 act; Russian prose and verse S: A room, early 20th c. C: 4m, 1f, extrasThe silent and ...
Yerma

Yerma  

A: Federico García Lorca Pf: 1934, Madrid Pb: 1937 Tr: 1947 G: Trag. in 3 acts, Spanish prose and verse S: Village in Andalusia, Spain, early 20th c. C: 6m, 17f, 1 childYerma is desperate to have a ...
Widowing of Mrs Holroyd

Widowing of Mrs Holroyd  

A: D. H. Lawrence W: 1911–14 Pf: 1920, Altrincham Pb: 1914 G: Drama in 3 acts S: The Holroyds' kitchen, mining village near Nottingham (Eastwood ?), early 20th c. C: 4m, 4f, 2 children, 2 ...
Break of Noon

Break of Noon  

A: Paul Claudel Pf: 1948, Paris Pb: 1906; rev. 1948, 1949 G: Drama in 3 acts; unrhymed French verse S: Ship in the Indian ocean, a Hong Kong cemetery, and a temple in China, early 20th c. C: 3m, ...
Government Inspector

Government Inspector  

AT: The Inspector; The Inspector General A: Nikolai Gogol Pf: 1836, St Petersburg Pb: 1836; rev. 1841, 1842 Tr: 1892 G: Com. in 5 acts; Russian prose S: Small Russian provincial town, 1830s C: 20m, ...
Hangman

Hangman  

A: Pär Lagerkvist Pf: 1934, Bergen and Stockholm Pb: 1946 Tr: 1966 G: Drama in 1 act; Swedish prose S: Medieval tavern and 20th c. nightclub C: 12m, 4f, extrasIn a medieval tavern, where the guests ...

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