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Mike Craver

MIKE CRAVER  

Nationality:    USA
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below is a list of Mike Craver's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

Belle Of The Wabash     Bosh And Moonshine At The Gaiety Saloon     Lunch At The Piccadilly     Oil City Symphony     Radio Gals     Sarah Bernhardt In Texas     Wilder



Belle Of The Wabash

Synopsis:
"The Belle Of The Wabash" is a paddle steamer on the Mississippi. The entertainers on board think she is sinking and abandon ship. They swim ashore and find that they are in a small pious town. However they soon gain the respect of the tows folk - especially when their ability to make moonshine becomes known. They hear that the ship has not sunk - but has been repaired and they go back

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1st Produced:
Mighty Orangeville Playhouse, Orangeville, Illinois    01 Apr 2010

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Genre:
Musical

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Bosh And Moonshine At The Gaiety Saloon

Synopsis:
Lynn is getting ready to open a bed and breakfast establishment. It has been built over The Gaiety Saloon in Dodge City. Her vacuum cleaner bag explodes sending clouds of dust into the air. The dust reforms as people formerly connected with the saloon - a gunslinger, a bar hostess, a Shakespearian actor and a mild mannered undertaker. The saloon band also appear from nowhere. They begin to tell their stories

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1st Produced:
Depot Theatre, Dodge City, Kansas    Oct 1998

Organisations:
Boot Hill Repertory Company

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Genre:
Musical

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Lunch At The Piccadilly

Synopsis:
Family and ageing

Notes:
Music And lyrics by Mike Craver; book by Clyde Edgerton. Based on the novel by Clyde Edgerton

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Genre:
Musical

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Oil City Symphony

Mike Craver
a group of ex-pupils gather to say goodbye to their High School teacher who is retiring

Notes:
Music And lyrics by various writers; book by Mike Craver; Mark Hardwick; Debra Monk; Mary Murfitt

1st Produced:
Circle In The Square Theatre, New York    05 Nov 1987

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1st Published:
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Music:
Original cast recording: DRG (12594) 1988

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Genre:
Musical

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Radio Gals

Mike Craver
1920s and for her retirement present teacher Hazel Hunt is given a transmitter. She starts a radio station in her own front room

Notes:
Written by Mike Craver And Mark Hardwick; music And lyrics by Mike Craver And Mark Hardwick.

1st Produced:
Pasendena Playhouse    1995

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1st Published:
Samuel French Inc, New York   -

Music:
Original cast recording: Varese (5604) 1995

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Genre:
Musical

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Sarah Bernhardt In Texas

Synopsis:
a ragbag of six people loose their way and end up in Dead End, Texas. The town is run by the mine owner Big Jim. One of the six claims to know Sarah Bernhardt. Big Jim orders that she be brought to Dead End and perform. The six try to hoax everyone but their ploy is seen through and they are run out of town. However, they return and Big Jim is put on trial. Meanwhile a train has broken down just out of town and just who is on board?

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1st Produced:
Mighty Richland Players. Orangeville, Illinois    29 Apr 2011

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Genre:
Musical

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Wilder

Synopsis:
In Depression Era america a boy raised in a bordello hits puberty

Notes:
Written with Jack Herrick; Cressida Wilson

1st Produced:
Peter Jay Sharp Theater, New York    14 Oct 2003

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Parts:
Male:  4    Female:  2    Other:  -

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