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Russell Davis

RUSSELL DAVIS

  (1948 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Literary Agent:    The Susan Gurman Agency, LLC  

Russell Davis's plays including theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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

        (Revised) Travelling Cinderella Show, The         Appointment With A High Wire Lady         Book Of Traveling Shows, A         Crispin: the Cross Of Lead         Day Of the Picnic, The         Further Adventures Of Sally, The         Kingdom Of Clara, The         Last Good Moment Of Lily Baker, The         Mahida's Extra Key To Heaven         Sally's Gone, She Left Her Name         Sally's Porch         Second Death Of Priscilla, The         Song Of Grendelyn         Thoughts And Travels Of Nicki, The         Travelling Cinerella's Dead Mother Show         Travelling Jekyll And Hyde Show, The



(Revised) Travelling Cinderella Show, The

Synopsis:
the three actresses from "the Travelling Jekyll and Hyde Show" have locked Nigel in a trunk and are putting on their own version of Cinderella. That is, each actress is putting on her own version regardless of what the others are doing.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
Contained in: "a Book of Travelling Shows" published by Baker's Plays,    -

Music:
-

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Genre:
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Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Appointment With A High Wire Lady

Synopsis:
Having flirted with death, a young man has crash landed into a state mental hospital, where he sits silently in the dayroom. He has lost his sense of touch and his ability to focus his eyes and his attention. In Russell Davis's aPPOINTMeNT WITH a HIGH WIRe LaDY, the patient. . .is gradually drawn back into life by a friend from his past. . .. Mr Davis is subtle and unsentimental in telling a story about two people trying to find a connection that has previously eluded them.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
New York Stage & Film, Poughkeepsie NY    

Organisations:
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1st Published:
in Plays by Russell Davis, Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NY, 2003   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Book Of Traveling Shows, A

Synopsis:
an overworked and underpaid touring troupe tries to bring the magic of theatre into the lives of children.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
Bakers Plays, New York,    -

Music:
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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Crispin: the Cross Of Lead

Synopsis:
Crispin, 13 years old, is accused of a crime he did not commit and flees from his village. Travelling entertainer, Bear takes him under his wing.

Notes:
Based on the novel "Crispin" by Avi

1st Produced:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Childrens play

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Day Of the Picnic, The

Synopsis:
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Notes:
(the Witch Doctor's Revenge)

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Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Further Adventures Of Sally, The

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Kingdom Of Clara, The

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
-     2000

Organisations:
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1st Published:
-   -

Music:
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Last Good Moment Of Lily Baker, The

Synopsis:
the Last Good Moment of Lily Baker follows two couples who return to the same country inn where they honeymooned together. Out of touch for the past three years, the couples have grown apart. as they try to reconnect, they realize that they have different ideas about money, marriage and life in general.
- press release

Notes:
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1st Produced:

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Dramatists Plat Service   9780822206354

Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Mahida's Extra Key To Heaven

Synopsis:
Mahida's extra Key To Heaven is a poetic, funny, and haunting story about crossing borders of all kinds. Thomas is visiting his mother's island home when he encounters Mahida, an Iranian college student stranded after an argument with her brother. the two strangers begin a beautifully awkward search for a common country, but discover that sometimes the smaller the world the bigger the invasions
- press release

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Signature At Peter Norton Space, NY     26 Sep 2008

Organisations:
epic Theatre ensemble

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Sally's Gone, She Left Her Name

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
The People's Light And Theatre Company, Malvern, Pa     1999

Organisations:
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1st Published:
in Plays by Russell Davis, Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NY, 2003   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Sally's Porch

Synopsis:
Cynthia Decker, who's committed herself to a psychiatric hospital, is visited by her movie-star son, Christopher. She's seen his latest western, and especially liked the way he rode a horse. Christopher must tell her that Richard, his stuntman, did that. She's disappointed. But Cynthia disappointed Christopher six years earlier when she walked out of the house and his life. She doesn't seem particularly sorry, and tries to explain much of what she's done via her rewrite of the CinderElla myth. . .when Christopher agrees to direct mom's CinderElla play, he decides to ask stuntman Richard to play one of the fairy godmothers.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
The Road Company, Johnson City Tn    

Organisations:
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1st Published:
in Plays by Russell Davis, Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NY, 2003   -

Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Second Death Of Priscilla, The

Synopsis:
Priscilla is afraid to leave her room. a wolf disguised as a man is keeping her there

Notes:
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Organisations:
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1st Published:
in Humana Festival 2003: the Complete Plays, edited by Tanya Palmer and amy Wegener, Smith and Kraus, 2003   -

Music:
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Song Of Grendelyn

Synopsis:
a rock star and a writer of books for children

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Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Thoughts And Travels Of Nicki, The

Synopsis:
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Notes:
World Premiere

1st Produced:
The People's Light And Theatre Company, Malvern, Pa     2001

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Travelling Cinerella's Dead Mother Show

Synopsis:
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Notes:
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1st Produced:
Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles     1997

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Travelling Jekyll And Hyde Show, The

Synopsis:
the three actresses who are part of the travelling actors group have had enough of the only actor - arrogant Nigel. a few swift blows to his head allow them to take over the play.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Repertory Theater Of St Louis     1999

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
Contained in: "a Book of Travelling Shows" published by Baker's Plays,    -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
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Genre:
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Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  3            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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