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William Archibald

WILLIAM ARCHIBALD  (1917 - 1970)

Nationality:    West Indian
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below is a list of William Archibald's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

Cantilevered Terrace, The         Carib Song         Crystal Heart         Innocents, The         Portrait Of A Lady



Cantilevered Terrace, The

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Samuel French, NY, 1962   -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Carib Song

William Archibald
A married woman cheats on her husband with a married fisherman. The fisherman's wife informs the other's husband

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Music by Baldwin Bergersen; book and lyrics by William Archibald

1st Produced:
adelphi Theatree, NY    27 Sep 1945

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Selected songs from original cast: American Entertainment Industries

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Genre:
Musical

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Crystal Heart

William Archibald
A wealthy widow lives on a small island with her nieces and female servants and female workers. A ship full of men arrives

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Music by Baldwin Bergersen; lyrics by William Archibald

1st Produced:
Saville Theatre, London    1957

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Music:
Original cast recording: Blue Pear (BP-1001) 1960

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Genre:
Musical

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Innocents, The

Synopsis:
a new governess arrives to take control of children possessed by spirits

Notes:
Written by William Archibald; Based on "The Turn of the Screw" by Henry James; Incidental music by Alex North; Original ballads by William Archibald And Alex North

1st Produced:
Playhouse Theatre, NY    1950

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1st Published:
Samuel French, NY,    -

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Genre:
adaptation

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  3            Other:  1b 1g

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Portrait Of A Lady

Synopsis:
Setting: Gardencourt, the English home of Mr. Touchett. The rear garden on a summer afternoon in the late Eigteen Seventies

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Written by William Archibald; Based on the novel by Henry James

1st Produced:
aNTa Playhouse, NY    1954

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  6            Other:  -

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