PLAYS

These projects are in the trunk and ready to go, (for the most part).

All plays are property of and licensed by me, Larry Mitchell.

The PDF's below are generally the title pages plus the first 10 or so pages of the play.
If you'd like to read more, contact me.

mygrandadsname@gmail.com

Seller Door: a play of consequences

A two-act, non-realistic dark comedy about a door, the people who go through it, the man who helps them through it, and what happens after...

  • Seller Door was given a workshop production by the Boar's Head Players as part of the 2009 MFA New Play Showcase and was directed by Kate Frank. (July 2008)
     
  • Seller Door will be part of the inaugural season of The Sustainable Theatre Project in Austin, TX. Look for it in the fall of 2010.
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seller_door_web.pdf
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Absolutely New Adventures in Love and the Space-Time Continuum

A collection of short plays, mostly comedies...
 
Included: “Finding Stars,” “Absolutely New Adventures in the Space-Time Continuum,” “Bad Credit,” Bee Actor,” “Flying Ninja,” ” Push the Button, Bill,” and “Still the Knight.”


  • Absolutely New Adventures in Love and the Space-Time Continuum was produced by Not-a-Penny Productions, Fayetteville, AR. (March 2009)
     
  • “Push the Button, Bill,” and, “Still the Knight,” were produced at a theatre festival in Japan that I can’t seem to find the name of. (Summer 2009)
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The company of Not-a-Penny's production of Absolutely...

The Man Without a Country

A two or three-act drama based on the short story by Edward Everett Hale...

  • The three-act version of The Man Without a Country was given a script-in-hand performance by the Department of Drama at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR  and was directed by Jae-Hyeong Sim. (Spring 2008)
     
  • The two-act version of The Man Without a Country was given a workshop production by the Boar's Head Players, Fayetteville, AR, and was directed by Jae Hyeong Sim. (July 2008)
man_without_2act_web.pdf
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man_without_3act_web.pdf
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The company of TMWAC in motion
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In memory of Phillip Nolan...

Stripped, Bear

A one-act drama about a prodigal son who returns home after his parents’ death to confront unresolved issues with his older brother, his new wife, and ultimately, himself.

  • “Stripped, Bear” was given a workshop production by the Boar’s Head Players, Fayetteville, AR. (July 2007)
  •  “Stripped, Bear” was adapted into a feature-length screenplay and was produced by Barrow Gang Productions. (March 2008)
     
stripped_bear_web.pdf
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Poison Pawn: How Bobby Fischer Lost America

A solo-drama based on the life and exile of chess champion and infamous ex-patriot Bobby Fischer...

·          Poison Pawn was given a staged reading in Fayetteville, AR, was directed by Rex Austin barrow and starred Robert Ford in the only role. (Spring 2007)
poison_pawn_web.pdf
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Abraham Lincoln Must Die

A full-length dark comedy about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln…

  • This play is in the developmental stages, doesn’t have a complete first draft, but is ripe for workshop production. 
lincoln_web.pdf
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Fault: A full length lie based on a real event that never happened in Gosnell Arkansas on December 3, 1990

A full-length drama that starts out funny enough and with the best of intentions...

·          While this play has a finished first draft, I would want to workshop this script with a company before bringing it to a realized production.
fault_web.pdf
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