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Paul Foster

PAUL FOSTER  (1931 - )

Nationality:    USA
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As Straight As A Corkscrew         Balls         Dark And Mr Stone 1-3         Dead And Buried         Elizabeth I         Faith, Hope And Charity         Heimskringla! Or The Stoned Angels         Hessian Corporal, The         Hurrah For The Bridge         Kiss Is Just A Kiss, A         Kisses, Bites And Scratches         Kleenex Planet, The         Madonna In The Orchard, The         Marcus Brutus         Que Viva El Puente         Rags To Riches To Rags         Recluse, The         Satyricon         Silver Queen         Stoned Angels, The         Tom Paine



As Straight As A Corkscrew

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Original Playwright - Helmut Peschina

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1st Published:
Contained in: "Seven Contemporary Austrian Plays" published by ariadne Press, 1995   -

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Genre:
Translation

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Balls

Synopsis:
all voices offstage whilst ping pong balls symbolise remains of two dead men.

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1st Published:
in "Balls and Other Plays". Calder and Boyars, London, 1967   -

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Genre:
Symbolic play

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  3            Other:  1b extras

Further Reference:
National Library of Scotland ref: Traverse - Dep.256/Box 21/2

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Dark And Mr Stone 1-3

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Composer: Alkiviades Steriopoulos

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Dead And Buried

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Notes:
includes The Recluse, Balls, Hurrah For the Bridge And The Hessian Corporal

1st Produced:
Edinburgh    1967

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Elizabeth I

Synopsis:
Elizabeth 1 is distressed at execution of Mary Queen of Scots as performed by travelling troupe of actors.

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1st Produced:
New York    1972

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1st Published:
Samuel French, NY, 1972   -

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Genre:
Historical Play

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  40 roles for variable cast

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Faith, Hope And Charity

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Notes:
Original Playwright - Odon von Horvath

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1st Published:
Contained in: "Four Plays by Von Horvath" published by PaJ, New York, 1986   -

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Genre:
Translation

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Heimskringla! Or The Stoned Angels

Synopsis:
The story of how Leif Eriksson discovered America

Notes:
Composer: Lamar Alford

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1st Published:
Samuel French, NY,    -

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  12 males or 12 females

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Hessian Corporal, The

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Notes:
(with: the La MaMa Troupe). Composer: Tom O'Horgan

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1st Published:
in "Balls and Other Plays". Calder and Boyars, London, 1967   -

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Genre:
One act

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Hurrah For The Bridge

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Notes:
Composer: Walter Freidman

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1st Published:
Canal Ramirez, Columbia, 1965   -

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Genre:
Modern Duologue

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Kiss Is Just A Kiss, A

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Notes:
televised 1980

1st Produced:
New York    1983

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Kisses, Bites And Scratches

Synopsis:
"Kisses, Bites and Scratches" features a smoldering solo performance by Bertilla Baker as a woman in love with a considerably younger man

Notes:
music by Steve Margoshes (the composer of The Fame) And A libretto And lyrics by Paul Foster

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Genre:
Musical

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Kleenex Planet, The

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Genre:
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Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
National Library of Scotland ref: Traverse - Dep.256/Box 21/2

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Madonna In The Orchard, The

Synopsis:
Dramatic play of inner confrontations by a man about to die with the weight of fratricide on his conscience

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1st Produced:
New York    1965

Company:
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1st Published:
Breakthrough Press, New York, 1971   -

Music:
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Genre:
Experimental Drama

Parts:
Male:  12            Female:  6            Other:  -

Further Reference:
National Library of Scotland ref: Traverse - Dep.256/Box 22/1

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Marcus Brutus

Synopsis:
intellectual metaphor on the nature of political murder structured as a psychological thriller

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1st Produced:
Springfield, Massachusetts    1975

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1st Published:
Samuel French, NY, 1976   -

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Genre:
Tragedy

Parts:
Male:  9            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Que Viva El Puente

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Company:
Bogata Troupe brought to N.Y. by Edgar Negret

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Rags To Riches To Rags

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Composer: Ned Levy

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Recluse, The

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On June 4, 1964, the first Coffee House Theatre Festival of La Mama ETC was held At The Van Dam Theatre. The plays performed were: THE RECLUSE by Paul Foster And WHO'S AFRaID OF EDWaRD ALBEE by Davis Starkweather

1st Produced:
Van Dam Theatre, NY    04 Jun 1964

Company:
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1st Published:
in "Balls and Other Plays". Calder and Boyars, London, 1967   -

Music:
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Genre:
Modern Drama One act

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Satyricon

Synopsis:
based on the Roman novella by Petronius

Notes:
work by Petronius

1st Produced:

Company:
Playhouse of the Ridiculous

1st Published:
in "The Off-Off-Broadway Book", Bobbs Merrill, Indianapolis, 1972   -

Music:
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Genre:
Roman Drama

Parts:
Male:  9            Female:  7            Other:  chorus

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Silver Queen

Synopsis:
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Notes:
aka Silver Queen Saloon, music John Braden, lyrics Foster And Braden

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Company:
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1st Published:
Samuel French, NY, 1976   -

Music:
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Genre:
Western Play

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  5            Other:  -

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Stoned Angels, The

Synopsis:
Leif Ericsson and his crew discover America.

Notes:
aka Heimskringla, televised 1969

1st Produced:
New York    1970

Company:
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1st Published:
Calder & Boyers, London, 1970   -

Music:
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Genre:
Experimental play

Parts:
Male:  8            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Tom Paine

Synopsis:
Recounts the life of the liberal revolutionary in the United States and Europe in 1809.

Notes:
Composer: Tom O'Horgan

1st Produced:

Company:
La MaMa Troupe

1st Published:
Calder & Boyers, London, 1967   -

Music:
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Genre:
Drama Biographical

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  4            Other:  extras

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