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Fred Crecca

FRED CRECCA

  

Nationality:    USA
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Fred Crecca's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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Research:    Member of the Dramatists Guild of America (as at 2015)

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below is a list of Fred Crecca's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing In A Hurry         Brendan Drank Here         Coda For Freddy Blue         Deadly Dance, The         Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Moe         Exit Northern Territory         Fast Shuffle (In A Short Time)         Foul Play, A         Partners         Phomph!!!         Powerhouse         Rake's Tale, A         Rye 'N Ginger         Sammy's Last Call         Trial Of Kk Kazootie         Tuxedo Junction         War         What It Is



Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing In A Hurry

Synopsis:
Ron Griffin has been released from prison as a parolee. He has been in prison for sexually molesting two boys and is now a Level Two under Megan's Law. He is subjected to close scrutiny by his parole officer including random checks at his home. He wants to convince the parole officer that he should be reclassified as Level One - which is low risk

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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Brendan Drank Here

Synopsis:
Tom Owens a convicted IRa gunman escaped from prison - shooting a British officer during his escape and went to New York. He has been hiding out as a barman. Tom now plans to leave New York with his American fiancee and head for California. the ghost of Brendan Behan appears to regular Goonzy McNair a harmless old drunk. Behan wants Goonzy to get Tom arrested as he thinks that the publicity would be good for the Cause.

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Coda For Freddy Blue

Synopsis:
Ram a rising Latino jazz musician is declared brain dead after he is shot by a policeman by accident

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1st Produced:
Dramatic Question Theatre, Insight 2010 New Plays, New York    10 Jun 2010

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Genre:
Drama

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Male:  5            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Deadly Dance, The

Synopsis:
parks fly with the entrance of a third party into the lives of an unhappily married couple

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an Americanized version of August Strindbergs classic Dance of Death

1st Produced:
Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street, NYC    23 Apr 2013

Organisations:
August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, Inc

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Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Moe

Synopsis:
a sixty something mother lives in a Bronx apartment with her son and daughter who are both in their forties. the son is a former drug addict, the daughter never leaves the apartment. the mother had had an opportunity to sing with the Dorsey band when she was younger but her Father forbade it. She is courted by a younger man at work but when he sees her home life he changes his mind

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Exit Northern Territory

Synopsis:
Jenna an ex-patriot American runs a bar in Darwin. One night she meets a doctor in the bar and they become friends. She tells him that she is suffering pain and he sends her for tests. She has incurable cancer. they fall in love but her condition worsens and she is confined to bed. She asks him to help her die

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Fast Shuffle (In A Short Time)

Synopsis:
Three afro-American brothers meet to sort out the problems of the youngest. He is a rising college basketball player who is under investigation for associating with gamblers and drug dealers

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Genre:
Drama

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Male:  5            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Foul Play, A

Synopsis:
Unable to finish an autobiographical play - the playwright enters it to ask the characters. the characters are not pleased to learn they are not real

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Male:  6            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Partners

Synopsis:
Cliff is a reformed gambler. He is the maitre d' at a restaurant. He formerly was a restaurant entrepreneur but gambled away all his money. He is approached to run three upmarket market restaurants and is given a huge cash advance. But the lure of gambling is too much to resist

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Phomph!!!

Synopsis:
a hustler of cheap hairpieces sets out to corner the men's market in 1962. Watch him tumble as his new assistant and girlfriend correct his "coarse."
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part of In Sight 12

1st Produced:
Producers Club Ii, Ny    2006

Organisations:
Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre

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Play/Drama

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Powerhouse

Synopsis:
the final hours in the life of Cardinal Joseph Spellman

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Genre:
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Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  doubling

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Rake's Tale, A

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1st Produced:
Dramatic Question Theatre Festival Of One Act Plays, New York    24 Jul 2010

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Rye 'N Ginger

Synopsis:
Connie Mae Gunder sits in a bar reminiscing about when she first came to New York and how she met a brash younger man who promised to take her to see a big Broadway musical

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part of Turning Point A program of original one Act plays

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OneHeart Productions

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Sammy's Last Call

Synopsis:
Sammy is in hospital dying. He is in great pain and tries to get the doctors to put him out of his misery. they refuse. His best friend persuades him to escape to Las Vegas for one last fling

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Trial Of Kk Kazootie

Synopsis:
a group of artists kidnap the retiring Mayor of New York to prevent him from running for the Senate

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Tuxedo Junction

Synopsis:
an actor and a playwright are down on their luck and have to take a job in the catering industry to get by

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War

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1st Produced:
Rehearsed Reading Puerto Rican Travelling Theater, New York    12 Apr 2010

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What It Is

Synopsis:
a television reporter and a photo-journalist are doing a piece on drug addicts in Brooklyn. they are filming the addicts waiting for their next fix when they discover the body of a murdered prostitute

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Male:  8            Female:  4            Other:  -

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