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Melissa James Gibson

MELISSA JAMES GIBSON  

Nationality:    USA
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Literary Agent:    Creative Artists Agency CA  

Melissa James Gibson's agent is George Lane at Creative artists agency: glane@caA.com

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below is a list of Melissa James Gibson's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Brooklyn Bridge         Current Nobody         Dog's Paws         Given Fish         Nuda Veritas         Sic         Six Fugues         Suitcase Or, Those That Resemble Flies From A Distance         This         What Rhymes with America



Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge
Sasha has a grade paper to write but cannot find anything to write with. She knocks on the door of the next apartment even though she does not know who lives there

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Contained in: "the Face Of America" published by University of Minnesota Press 2011   978-0816673131

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Genre:
Childrens play

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Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Current Nobody

Synopsis:
a sideways take on Homer's Odyssey, CURReNT NOBODY explores the personal costs of epic ambition, the stories we tell ourselves on our way home,

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Play/Drama

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Male:  2            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Dog's Paws

Synopsis:
Father has disappeared and the dog has run away. Or is it the other way round?

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One act

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Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Given Fish

Synopsis:
a woman watches an old 1941 film on her VCR. a hatcheck girl plays cards and tells a story. artistic twins are hired to help with medical experiments

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Genre:
Black comedy

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Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Nuda Veritas

Synopsis:
Four women in the night thinking over loss of love and teeth

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One act

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Sic

Synopsis:
and the many things that absence makes.

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Winner Of Obie Awards For Playwrighting, Set Design And Direction

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Dramatists Play Service, NY,    -

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Genre:
Comedy. - - Gay, full length

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Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Six Fugues

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a photographer, a railroad engineer, a locksmith, an unhappily married couple and a lost young woman

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Genre:
Black comedy

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Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Suitcase Or, Those That Resemble Flies From A Distance

Synopsis:
the boyfriends of two Ph.D. candidates are trying to talk their way into the women's apartments. Dissertations go nowhere; objects get found; boyfriends won't get lost; love figures in there somewhere.

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Dramatists Play Service, NY, 2005   -

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Genre:
Comedy of Manners

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Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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This

Synopsis:
Jane is not okay. She's a promising poet without a muse, a single mother without lessons to pass along. Her dating life's a shambles, and her helpful friends are only helping make things more complicated. This bright, witty, un-romantic comedy captures the uncertain steps of a circle of friends backing their way into middle age.
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Dramatists Play Service, NY, 2010   978-0-8222-2454-9

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Genre:
comedy Drama

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Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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What Rhymes with America

Synopsis:
A father and his teenage daughter stand on either side of a closed door. Life is unraveling for him, and it is entirely uncertain for her. So begins Melissa James Gibson's poignant, funny play about estrangement and the partially examined life. With her spare style, mordant wit, and compassionate insight, one of the most emotionally penetrating and unique voices in theatre today wonders WHAT RHYMES WITH AMERICA.

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Atlantic theater
330 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011    19 Nov 2012

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Dramatists Play Service, NY, 2013   978-0-8222-2914-8

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Genre:
comedy drama

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Male:  1            Female:  3            Other:  -

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