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L A Green

L A GREEN

  

Nationality:    Canadian
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Lily Ann Green

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below is a list of L A Green's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Dracula         Forward To the Right         Makeshift         Marching         Morning Glories         Muse, The         Nell!



Dracula

Synopsis:
a strict adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel to be done with a simple set and several actors playing multiple roles, and Dracula himself not seen until the very end to avoid the inevitable nervous laughter. the actor however doubles as Renfield who becomes the catalyst of much of the play. the role of Mina is very central and strong.

Notes:
4star review in the Scotsman At the Edinburgh Festival 1999

1st Produced:
-    1999

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Genre:
adaptation

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  4            Other:  Can also have 1 or 2 children, and more actors, if actors do not 'double up'.

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Forward To the Right

Forward To the Right
explores relationship between Joan of arc and her english Guard in her last months. Inspired by the last (rarely stage) scene in Shaw's St. Joan.

Notes:
Won the Ontario One-act Festival 1981, first professional production in London 1984, Broadcast by RTe radio 1996.

1st Produced:
Oakville, Ontario, Canada    1981

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1985   978-0573120572

Music:
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Genre:
One act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Makeshift

Synopsis:
set in a small-town North American factory exploring the nature of friendships between women, between men and between men and women and how growing up never actually stops. the action centres on Jo, a grown-up tomboy and 'one of the boys' whose life is thrown off-kilter when her best friend O'mally and ex-high school sweetheart announces his relationship with her other best friend the ex prom queen Carla. Things become even more complicated when the job of foreman becomes available and O'mally and Jo both vie for it dividing livelong friends. For Jo this begins a period of self-examination and in the process discovers some uncomfortable truths about the way people see her.

Notes:
Short-listed for the Croydon Warehouse South London Playwriting Festival

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Genre:
Comedy Drama, full length Comedy

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Marching

Synopsis:
explores the personal growth of a middle-aged woman through her relationship with a university student

Notes:
Highly recommended for the Verity Bargate Award - Soho theatre.

1st Produced:
-    1996

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
full length Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  also various voices on answering machine

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Morning Glories

Synopsis:
Drama set in Canada exploring identity and the nature of creativity. a young woman who has been estranged from her family and living in england, comes home for her mother's funeral to confront family secrets.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
-    1997

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Genre:
full length Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Muse, The

Synopsis:
explores where creativity and inspiration comes from. Set in the late 1800's, a popular classical pianist and composer, is suffering from 'writer's block'. His new housekeeper, a pretty young deaf mute seems able to unlock his creativity. But how much does he have to change and how much does he need her near him to continue the creative flow? and who is she?

Notes:
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1st Produced:
-    2005

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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Play One act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Nell!

Synopsis:
One woman play of Nell Gwynn, orange-girl, actress and official mistress to Charles the Second

Notes:
Won the Platinum-Smith's Young Playwright Award in 1984/5. Received An extended run At the Nightingale theatre Brighton 1985 And produced for Canadian Television

1st Produced:
-    1984

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
full length Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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