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Bruce Arntson is a Nashville based writer, composer, actor and band leader. He is currently best known as the creator of THE DOYLE AND DEBBIE SHOW, which garnered two of Chicagos Jeff AwardsBest Musical, Midsize (2012) as well as Best Actor (Arntson as Doyle) in a principal role.
Research: Member of the Dramatists Guild of America
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Doyle and Debbie Show, The
Doyle Mayfield is an old-guard country star in the Porter Wagoner/George Jones mold, who had a handful of regional hits with his duet partner Debbie, back in the 70s and 80s. Thirty years, four wives, and three Debbies later, he finds himself back in Nashville at a Lower Broadway honky-tonk for one final attempt to regain his former glory. Doyle has just discovered his new (third) Debbie singing at the VFW Hall in his hometown of Mooneys Gap in East Tennessee, and immediately saw her as his ticket back to the big-time. Debbie, a single mother of three, sees Doyle as her last chance to make it to Nashville and make a record, but she is gradually realizing what a terrible mistake shes made in hitching her star to this loose cannon.
Dramatists Play Service, Inc. NY (2015) 978-0-8222-3272-8
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