1950s

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    Naomi Wallace
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    Two imprisoned young women, one African American and the other white, form a perilous bond. As they serve time they forge a plan for survival... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 4 total (4 female, multiethnic cast)
    Full Length Drama (about 75 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Judy GeBauer
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    Description

    In this discomfiting study of McCarthyism, Richard Packard, a teacher, is contacted by an F B I agent and asked to spy on his colleagues.


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (2 female, 4 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 85 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
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    A R Gurney
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    Description

    Set in the 1950s, FAR EAST tells of a young naval officer looking for fun in Japan before Voice of America calls him home.


    Production Info

    Cast: 5 total (2 female, 3 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Richard Nelson
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    Description

    Summer, 1957. The streets of Greenwich Village sizzle with the insistent rhythm of jazz. Accompanied by their grandmother, two teenage sisters from the country visit their married cousin in the city... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 5 total (4 female, 1 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Richard Nelson
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    Description

    It is 1958, and New York City is in the midst of a major building boom; a four-lane highway is planned for the heart of Washington Square; Carnegie Hall is designated for demolition; entire neighborhoods on the West Side are leveled to make room for a new "palace of art... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 10 total (5 female, 5 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Jim Grimsley

    Description

    The two worlds of pornography and nuclear testing collide during a film shoot in the Marshall Islands.


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (2 female, 7 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 90 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Cassandra Medley
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    Description

    Wendy, whose secret birth name is Zena, is a negro-identified woman who is passing for white. Suddenly, on a white hot day in August, she crosses paths with her black husband from the past.


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (3 female, 3 male, multiethnic cast)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Joe Sutton
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    Description

    In the first years after World War II the author of Animal Farm is chaperoned during an American book tour by a fetching young woman, whose job is to dissuade Orwell from telling Americans why he is a proud socialist.


    Production Info

    Cast: 3 total (1 female, 2 male, 1 male bit part)
    Full Length Drama (about 105 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Julie Marie Myatt
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    Description

    In the early 1950s, a psychologist sets out to write the definitive book on THE SEX HABITS OF AMERICAN WOMEN... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (5 female, 3 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 100 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Alan Bowne
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    Description

    Sharon and Billy, sister and brother, are typical adolescents growing up in a tract home in 1950's Southern California... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 4 total (2 female, 2 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Jeffrey M Jones
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    Description

    Virtually all of the dialogue in this play has been constructed out of source material dating from the year 1950, and what it reveals is an America in which perception and reality are frequently at odds... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (3 female, 3 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 90 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Aishah Rahman
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    Description

    UNFINISHED WOMEN deals with the events in a home for unwed mothers on the last day of jazz musician Charlie Parker's life, March 12, 1955... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (7 female, 2 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 90 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Robert Patrick

    Description

    Brad and Edgar realize they're in love. Brad is in the Air Force and has a few months left to serve... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 3 total (3 male)
    Short Comedy (about 45 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Donald Freed
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    Description

    The story covers more than fifty years of the life and love of two artists in New York City, living in adjoining apartments... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 4 total (1 female, 3 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 90 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes