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Joe DiPietro

JOE DIPIETRO

  

Nationality:    USA
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Literary Agent:    The Gersh Agency  

Joe DiPietro's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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

        All Shook Up         Allegro         Art Of Murder         Babes In Arms         Executive Dance         Falling For Eve         Fucking Men         I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change         Kiss At City Hall         Last Romance, The         Memphis         Nice Work If You Can Get It         Over the River And Through the Woods         Paradise Tossed         Thing About Men, The         Toxic Avenger, The         Virgin Weeps, The



All Shook Up

All Shook Up
Setting: a 24 hour period in the Summer of 1955, in a small you-never-heard-of-it town somewhere in the Midwest

Notes:
Inspired by And featuring the songs of elvis Presley; Book by Joe DiPietro

1st Produced:
Palace Theatre, New York    24 Mar 2005

Company:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical Comedy Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Allegro

Synopsis:
the life of Joe Taylor Jr from the day he was born to his early adulthood

Notes:
Music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; book by Joe DiPietro. Based on the orginal book by Oscar Hammerstein II

1st Produced:
Signature theatre    Jan 2004

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Music:
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Art Of Murder

Synopsis:
Jack Brooks - the famous artist. He waits for his agent who he thinks has wronged him. He tells his wife that he is going to murder the agent and that she must help. She refuses but he bullies her into promising her help. the agent arrives

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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service   978-0822221975

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Genre:
Comedy Thriller Thriller

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Babes In Arms

Synopsis:
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Notes:
new version of Rodgers & Hart

1st Produced:
Goodspeed Opera House    -

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Music:
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Executive Dance

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1st Published:
in Ten Minute Plays From Actors Theatre Of Louisville, Vol 3, Samuel French NY   -

Music:
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Genre:
Ten Min

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Falling For Eve

Synopsis:
Falling for eve offers a second look at the world's first love story. Creation is going perfectly. eve, curious about what lies beyond the Garden of eden, and obsessed with the notion that something is forbidden, bites the infamous apple. then adam doesn't. How exactly they'll get together to create the human race is anybody's guess. Falling for eve is a fresh and unconventional retelling of the most famous romance of all time, filled with unexpected twists and turns as eve and adam realize that "paradise" may not be a place after all.
- nytheatre.com

Notes:
Lyrics By David Howard; Music By Bret Simmons; Book By Joe DiPietro

1st Produced:
York Theatre, NY    15 Jul 2010

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Fucking Men

Synopsis:
a whirligig of locations in which a group of New York gay men sleep with and seduce one another; each encounter subtly, sometimes radically, changing their lives.
- Tim Teeman, the Times

Notes:
Based on "La Ronde" by Arthur Schnitzler

1st Produced:

Company:
the Steam Industry

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama. - - Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  10            Female:  -            Other:  -

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I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
Vignettes on the subject of love, relationships, lovers, husbands, wives an in-laws.

Notes:
Music by Jimmy Roberts; lyrics And book by Joe DiPietro

1st Produced:
Westside Theater, New York    01 Aug 1996

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1st Published:
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Music:
Original cast recording: Varese (5771) 1996

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Genre:
Musical Revue Musical

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Kiss At City Hall

Synopsis:
Tony loves Julie. Julie loves Dave. Phoenix is pregnant and loves Dave. Dave is not sure who he loves

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Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Last Romance, The

Synopsis:
a crush can make anyone feel young again - even a widower named Ralph. On an ordinary day in a routine life, Ralph decides to take a different path on his daily walk - one that leads him to an unexpected second chance at love. Relying on a renewed boyish charm, Ralph attempts to woo the elegant, but distant, Carol. Defying Carol's reticence - and his lonely sister's jealousy - Ralph embarks on the trip of a lifetime, and regains a happiness that seemed all but lost. the LaST ROMaNCe is a heart-warming comedy about the transformative power of love.

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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, Inc. NY (2011)   978-0-8222-2520-1

Music:
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Genre:
Romantic Comedy

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Memphis

Memphis
In the smoky halls and underground clubs of the segregated '50s, a young white DJ named Huey Calhoun fell in love with everything he shouldn't: rock and roll and an electrifying black singer. Memphis is an original story about the cultural revolution that erupted when his vision met her voice, and the music changed forever. Memphis features a brand new score with music by Bon Jovi's founding member/keyboardist David Bryan
- press release

Notes:
book And lyrics by Joe DiPietro; music And lyrics by David Bryan

1st Produced:
Shubert Theatre    19 Oct 2009

Company:
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1st Published:
Applause Theatre & Cinema Book Publishers, 04/01/2011    978-1557837714

Music:
Rhino Records R2 523944 2010

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Nice Work If You Can Get It

Synopsis:
This new musical features a veritable hit parade of iconic George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin songs as well as some unknown gems in their catalog, and a book by Joe DiPietro. Nice Work If You Can Get It follows Billie Bendix, a tough-as-nails bootlegger who meets wealthy playboy Jimmy Winter on the weekend of his nuptials. Mayhem ensues.
- nytheatre.com

Notes:
Music & Lyrics By: George Gershwin And Ira Gershwin; Book By: Joe DiPietro

1st Produced:
Imperial Theatre, 249 West 45th Street, New York    29 Mar 2012

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Genre:
musical

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Over the River And Through the Woods

Synopsis:
Nick sees both sets of grandparents every Sunday for dinner. This is routine until he has to tell them that he's been offered a dream job in Seattle. the news doesn't sit so well

Notes:
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1st Produced:

Company:
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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY,    -

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Paradise Tossed

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Music by Brett Simmons; lyrics by David Howard; book by Joe DiPietro

1st Produced:
Theatre At St Peters, New York    24 Sep 2009

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Genre:
Musical

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Thing About Men, The

Thing About Men, The
Tom a forty something discovers his wife of 15 years, Lucy has been having an affair. Tom has never been faithful but is so shocked about his wife, he leaves her. the guy she has been seeing is Sebastian is an artist whose works are not selling so well. Sebastian has lost his flat mate and Tom moves in under an assumed name. However, Sebastian and Tom become emotionally entangles - but there is a solution to this menage-a-trois.

Notes:
Book & lyrics: Joe Dipietro. Music: Jimmy Roberts. Based on the film "Men" directed by Doris Dorrie

1st Produced:
Promenade Theatre, New York    27 Aug 2003

Company:
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1st Published:
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Music:
Original cast recording: DRG (94772) 2004

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Genre:
Musical. - - Gay, theme/character, full length

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Toxic Avenger, The

Synopsis:
Taking the wrong turning off the New Jersey Turnpike, Melvin Ferd finds himself in Tromaville. He ends up being dumped in a vat of toxic nuclear waste and becomes the superhero the Toxic avenger.

Notes:
Music by David Bryan; book by Joe DiPetro. Based on the the film "Toxic Avenger" screenplay by Lloyd Kaufman

1st Produced:
George Street Playhouse, New Jersey    2008

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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Musical. - - Gay/Lesbian, historical characters

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Virgin Weeps, The

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