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Sean Dixon

SEAN DIXON

  

Nationality:    Canadian
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Sean Dixon's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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

        Aerwacol         Billy Nothin'         Convict Lover         Courtship         District Of Centuries, The         Dog Day         End Of the World Romance , The         Epic Period         Falling Back Home         Finance Minister's Mother         Gift Of the Coat, The         Lost Heir, The         Painting, The         Sam's Last Dance         Six



Aerwacol

Synopsis:
a couple flees personal tragedy on a manual railroad car headed across the prairies, encountering drifters along the way.

Notes:
aerwacol is An Anglo Saxon word that means 'early Awake.' the musical note with the synopses for Billy Nothin' And District of Centuries Also Applies here. these three plays Are published in A single volume by Coach House Press, entitled, AWOL, Three Pla

1st Produced:
skam.ca    2000

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1st Published:
chbooks.com, 2002   -

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Genre:
Mixed

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Billy Nothin'

Synopsis:
an existentialist cowboy play in which horse trainer Billy None loses the 'cowboy way' so entirely that his best friends don't even recognize him anymore. a comic examination of the malleable personality.

Notes:
an important feature of these plays is priority given to the use of song in the simple tradition of minstrelsy, folk music And balladry, As distinguished from the slick, modern, musical-theatre form. Many of his characters Are singers, in the natural way

1st Produced:
skam.ca    1999

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1st Published:
chbooks.com, 2002   -

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Genre:
Mixed

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Convict Lover

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1st Produced:
-    1998

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Courtship

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1st Produced:
-    2000

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District Of Centuries, The

Synopsis:
a dystopian romance, DISTRICT tells the story of a suburban innocent seeking his long-lost brother in a downtown housing project designed to crumble so fast that inhabitants come to believe they're hundreds of years old.

Notes:
an important feature of these plays is priority given to the use of song in the simple tradition of minstrelsy, folk music And balladry, As distinguished from the slick, modern, musical-theatre form. Many of his characters Are singers, in the natural way

1st Produced:
skam.ca    1998

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1st Published:
chbooks.com, 2002   -

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Mixed

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Dog Day

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1st Produced:
-    1989

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End Of the World Romance , The

Synopsis:
a twelve year old girl tries to reunite her estranged parents. Since the story is being told from her point of view, it unfolds as if it were a children's tale, even though it is not.

Notes:
first full-length play

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1st Published:
Playwrights Co-op, Toronto, 1992   -

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Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Epic Period

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1st Produced:
-    2001

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Falling Back Home

Synopsis:
Joseph John attempts through his life to prove the veracity of the tall tales he was told as a child. His successes, like his songs, are comic and buoyant; his failures are tragic.

Notes:
Dramatic monologue in 3 parts. there is A shorter And A longer version of this play. the shorter version is written for A signle performer, though the longer version can be played by three Actors of progressing Ages.

1st Produced:
exploded Satellite Projects, Toronto    1990

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1st Published:
Playwrights Co-op, Toronto, 1992   -

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Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Finance Minister's Mother

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1st Produced:
-    1999

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Gift Of the Coat, The

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Lost Heir, The

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Painting, The

Synopsis:
a woman with Stendhal Syndrome steals a painting of Saint Sebastian from a gallery and brings it to the home of a man who has been burdened for fifteen years with a permanent erection which he can neither relieve nor conceal.

Notes:
In the first half, the Actor plays All the male parts in Annie's life (her husband And several painted images of Saint Sebastian); in the second half, the Actress plays All the female parts in Christian's life (his mother, A lover, his wife, And finally,

1st Produced:
Invisible City, Toronto, with the Factory theatre    1995

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Playwrights Co-op, Toronto,    -

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Genre:
Farce

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Sam's Last Dance

Synopsis:
a twilight bio-play of Samuel Beckett, who is visited at the moment of death," between the moment of stirring still and stop," by his wife, Suzanne, who has disguised herself as Buster Keaton in order to get his attention. Keaton has come to collaborate on a new show, which amounts to a sort of Last Temptation of Samuel Beckett.

Notes:
inspired by the short silent film FILM, written by Samuel Beckett And starring Buster Keaton.

1st Produced:
theatresmithgilmour.com    1997

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1st Published:
Playwrights Co-op, Toronto, 1997   -

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Genre:
Comedy

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Six

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