THEATER

 


BAD EVIDENCE

LOVE HURTS

WILDE NIGHTS

OSCAR AND SARAH AT WORK

DEAR BUNNY, DEAR VOLODYA: The Friendship and the Feud

ZELDA, SCOTT and ERNEST

ONE SUNDAY AT THE FITZGERALDS

UNACCUSTOMED TO FEAR

THE BIRTHMARK

RAPPACINI'S DAUGHTER

 

BAD EVIDENCE

A One-Act Play

Stage productions in Paris and New York City; radio broadcast on WBAI

 

Paris: the Levallois Theater Festival, 2003, starring R. Ward Duffy and Duvall O'Steen; directed by Terry Quinn; photo by Michael Gyory New York: Abingdon Theater, 2005, starring Andrew Oswald and Duvall O'Steen; directed by Deborah Wright Houston; photo by Jonathan Slaff

 

Workshop productions in Frankfurt and Mainz, Germany: University of Mainz, 2002 Workshop production in Paris: La Sorbonne, 2003 Published in ALASKA QUARTERLY REVIEW, 1997

 

Together with "Rappacini's Daughter" (see below), "Bad Evidence" was the subject of the world's first podcast for theater, produced by Theaterpod.com (Jonathan Slaff and Martin Glynn) in March, 2005. To hear the podcast, click the globe on the right. No special equipment is required--you will download a .mp3 file that will play through your computer. This audio track may also be saved for later listening on iPod devices.

 

 


 

LOVE HURTS

A Radio Play
Directed by Marjorie VanHalteren

Grand Prize Winner: National Audio Theater Festival Playwriting Competition, 1999

 

Productions: National Public Radio, WNYC, WBAI, WNYE 1996-2002 Published in FROM THE HEART OF BROOKLYN, Vivisphere Publishing, 2003; photo and dye transfer by Michael Gyory

 


 

WILDE NIGHTS

A Two-Act Play
Featuring T.L. Reilly, Duvall O'Steen and Chris Thompson
Directed by Tom Mills

Produced at The Mercantile Library, NYC, 2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

OSCAR AND SARAH AT WORK

A One-Act Play
Featuring Charles Turner, Duvall O'Steen and Ariel Polanco
Directed by Ben Levit

Productions at An Appalachian Summer Festival, Boone, NC, 2003 and St. Francis College Theater, 2004

 

Charles Turner and Duvall O'Steen. Photo by Michael Gyory   Airel Polanco, Duvall O'Steen and Terry Quinn

 


 

DEAR BUNNY, DEAR VOLODYA: The Friendship and the Feud

A Dramatic Dialogue
based on the letters of Edmund Wilson and Vladimir Nabokov

Featuring William F. Buckley, Jr. and George Plimpton as Edmund Wilson, and Dmitri Nabokov as Vladimir Nabokov

Productions at The Mercantile Library, 1996, Century Theater, 1997, The Century Club, 1998 and The American Museum of Natural History, 2000 in New York City; Cornell University, SUNY Oneonta and Amherst College in 1998; Paris, Bordeaux, Frankfurt, Mainz, Cambridge and Ledbury, England in 1999; Berkeley, CA and Denver, CO in 2000

 

 
Production on National Public Radio, featuring William F. Buckley, Jr. as Wilson and Dimitri Nabokov as his father, Vladimir Nabokov, 1999 Published in THE PARIS REVIEW, 2001 Poster image of Edmund Wilson and Vladimir Nabokov

 


 

ZELDA, SCOTT and ERNEST

A Dramatic Dialogue co-authored with George Plimpton,
based on the letters of the Fitzgeralds and Ernest Hemingway

 

In performance at the 92nd Street Y's Kaufmann Concert Hall, 2001, featuring Norman Mailer, George Plimpton and Norris Church Mailer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Productions at The Getty Art Museum, Los Angeles, the Mercantile Library, NYC and Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY, 2000; Provincetown Theater, MA, The American Church, Paris, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC, Kaufmann Concert Hall at the 92nd Street Y, NYC, Savannah Arts Festival/City Lights Theater, Savannah, GA, Rocky Mountain Book Festival, Denver, Colorado and The Pierpont Morgan Library, NYC, 2000/02; Paris, Amsterdam, Moscow, Vienna, Berlin and London, 2003.

 

    Bottom: George Plimpton, Norman Mailer
Top: Terry Quinn and Norris Church Mailer;
photo by Nancy Crampton

 

Productions in Portland, OR and Seattle, WA, featuring Calvin Trillin, Mary Karr and Robert Stone, 2004

 

Poster image with Mary Karr, Calvin Trillin and Robert Stone
   

 


 

ONE SUNDAY AT THE FITZGERALDS

A Dramatic Dialogue co-authored with George Plimpton

Featuring George Plimpton, Norris Church Mailer, Timothy Hutton, Lee Grant and Terry Quinn

 

Production at The Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC, with Lee Grant, Timothy Hutton and George Plimpton, 2003 Productions in New York City at The Mercantile Library and The New York Public Library with George Plimpton, Norris Church Mailer and Terry Quinn, 2002; photo by Michael Gyory

 


 

UNACCUSTOMED TO FEAR

A Radio Play
Directed by Sarah Montague

Grand Prize Winner: National Audio Theater Festival Playwriting Competition, 2001

Live productions at University of Southwestern Missouri, 2002 and Stone Mountain Park, Atlanta, GA, 2005

Productions on National Public Radio, 2003 and WNYE 2004

 

 

 


 

THE BIRTHMARK

A Verse Drama with Music

Playscript and score by Terry Quinn
Featuring Duvall O'Steen, Leo Bertlesman and R. Ward Duffy
Directed by Deborah Wright Houston
Arrangements by Allen Farnham

The Mercantile Library, NYC, produced by Kings County Shakespeare Company, 2004

 

Duvall O'Steen
R. Ward Duffy and Duvall O'Steen; photos by Jonathan Slaff

 

 


 

RAPPACINI'S DAUGHTER

A Verse Drama with Music

Playscript and score by Terry Quinn
Featuring Cotton Wright, Andrew Oswald, Jeffrey Guyton and Dante Giammarco
Directed by Deborah Wright Houston
Arrangements by Allen Farnham

Abingdon Theater, NYC, produced by Kings County Shakespeare Company, 2005

 

Andrew Oswald. Cotton Wright
Cotton Wright, Andrew Oswald, Dante Giammarco Cotton Wright, Dante Giammarco and dancers.
Photos by Jonathan Slaff

 

Giovanni
Rappaccini
Baglioni
Beatrice

 

 

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