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Myrna Lamb

MYRNA LAMB  (1935 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Born in Newark, NJ on august 3. attended Newark schools; New School for Social Re-search; Rutgers University. Studies with actors Mobile Theatre; Circle in the Square Workshop; School of Visual arts. Extensive background in lecturing and readings. Completed screenplays, Blood alley, Balloon; treatments for King of the Blitz, Point Pleasant America. Recipient: Bien-nale de Paris production grant, 1971; Rockefeller Fellowship residency grant for New York Shake-speare Festival, 1972; Guggenheim Fellowship, 1973; National Endowment for the arts Music Program grant, 1974, 1975; New York Shake-speare Festival grant (Playwrights on Payroll), 1977.
address (in 1981) : 400 West 43rd St., 43 T, New York, NY 10036 (212) 244-3168

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

Apple Pie         Ballad Of Brooklyn         But What Have You Done For Me Lately         Butcher Shop, The         Comeback Act, The         Crab Quadrille         I Lost A Pair Of Gloves Yesterday         In The Shadow Of The Crematoria         Jillila         Mod Donna, The         Monologia:The Mod Donna And Scylon Z         Mother Ann         Olympic Park         Pas De Deux         Sacrifice, The         Serving-Girl And The Lady, The         Two Party System



Apple Pie

Synopsis:
A woman's life from German Fascism to the present day American equivalent

Notes:
Music by Nicholas Meyers; lyrics and book by Myrna Lamb

1st Produced:
Anspacher Theatre, New York    12 Feb 1976

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Original cast recording made but never released

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Ballad Of Brooklyn

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Brooklyn academy, NY    -

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But What Have You Done For Me Lately

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Washington Square Church, NYC    -

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Butcher Shop, The

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Oberlin Cllege, OH    -

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Comeback Act, The

Synopsis:
after a twenty-five-year hiatus, the two principals of a sister act meet in a backstage" area. In their vaudeville team context, they play out their old routines in a last rehearsal of the Comeback act." In rhymes, song, doggerel, dance and patter, they work with an old M.C. to the passionate and poignant climax of their new act.

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Interart Theatre, NYC    -

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full length Play/Drama

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Crab Quadrille

Synopsis:
a comedy-farce with strong hints of environmental pollution set in a New Jersey shore beach house. "Crabby" complaining novelist Joanna, faces mid-life crisis, career reverses and the disintegration of along-term love affair with Sam, the husband of her best friend, Irene. Into this tottering domestic arrangement steps Steve, a strange young man who wishes to set up a "Crabcakes Franchise" empire on the bleached bones of their menage. Is he a true profiteer or a false prophet? Joanna writes the ending

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1st Produced:
Interart Theatre, NYC    1976

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Genre:
comedy farce, full length Comedy

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I Lost A Pair Of Gloves Yesterday

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in "The New Woman's Theatre", Vintage Books, New York, 1977   -

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In The Shadow Of The Crematoria

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Martinique Theatre, NYC    -

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Jillila

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Mod Donna, The

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1st Produced:
New York Shakespeare Festival, NYC    -

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Samuel French, NY,    -

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Monologia:The Mod Donna And Scylon Z

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Interart Theatre, NYC    -

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Samuel French, NY,    -

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Mother Ann

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Olympic Park

Synopsis:
World War II in Newark as experienced by four teenage girls in a working class neighborhood that loses its young men. Bonds of love, humor and clarity with Marie and Yolanda enable young Violet to survive domestic brutality and a terrible loss of innocence. The play is meant to be filmatic and has a taped score available

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New York Shakespeare Festival, NYC (reading)    -

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full length Play/Drama

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Pas De Deux

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Oberlin Cllege, OH    -

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Sacrifice, The

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aMDa Theatre, NYC    -

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Serving-Girl And The Lady, The

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1st Produced:
Martinique Theatre, NYC    -

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Two Party System

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1st Produced:
Interart Theatre, NYC    -

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