doollee banner
The Playwrights Database
contact doollee



Sidney Morris

SIDNEY MORRIS  (1929 - 2002)

Nationality:    USA
email:    n/a     Website:    n/a

Literary Agent:    TnT Classic Books  


Born Sidney Morris Fineberg in Pittsburgh. In 1948 he met David Topping and they moved to California to pursue careers in the film industry. Sidney was arrested in a police sex entrapment sting. David later committed suicide. Sidney died after a long battle with AIDS on November 7th 2002.

Buy Plays with Doollee

Each page of doollee.com has links to play/book outlets, either directly to the Publisher, through Stageplays.com and Amazon to the second hand and 1st editions of AbeBooks. These links will automatically take you to the relevant area obviating the need for further search.
AbeBooks.co.uk   AbeBooks.com   Stageplays.com   amazon.com   amazon.co.uk   amazon.ca
whether you are a Playwright who wishes to make their entry definitive, an unlisted Playwright or a User with a tale to tell - we want to hear from you.
download WORD submission template

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

Demolition of Harry Fay, The         Fairy Teller, The or the Secret Life Of Hans Christian Anderson         Good Time Boys         If This Isn't Love         Last Chance At the Brass Ring         Magic Formula, The         Oh, Danny Boy         Pocket Full Of Posies, A         Sitting Shiva         Six O'Clock Boys         So In Love         Statues         Twilight Ladies, The         Uncle Yossil, A Mystery         Video's Child         Wind Beneath My Wings, The         With A Cast Of Thousands



Demolition of Harry Fay, The

Synopsis:
A camp author is held captive by a fan

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Comedy. - - Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Fairy Teller, The or the Secret Life Of Hans Christian Anderson

Synopsis:
An old man retells some of Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tales. the Matchgirl becomes a street corner prostitute. the Ugly Duckling a social misfit. the Snow Queen - a drug dealer.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Gay, theme/character, full length

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  -            Other:  doubling

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Good Time Boys

Synopsis:
Back stage at the porno theatre - someone has been murdered.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

If This Isn't Love

If This Isn't Love
a touching and meaningful portrait of two men who meet in their teens and become and remain lovers into their forties.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Shandol Theatre, NYC    1982

Company:
the Glines

1st Published:
TnTClassic Books >>>, 1982   1886586012

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama. - - Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Last Chance At the Brass Ring

Synopsis:
A young hospital orderly falls in love with the husband of a woman he has helped die

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama. - - Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Magic Formula, The

Synopsis:
Dr Buber sends his son to the USA to escape the Holocaust. After the War he joins his son, Ruben, in Hollywood. Ruben is gay and his father sets out to teach him the power of learning to love one person.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Oh, Danny Boy

Synopsis:
A hustler seemingly makes the dreams of each man he meets come true

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Comedy. - - Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Pocket Full Of Posies, A

Synopsis:
Four down and outs are saved by a young black man.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  5            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Sitting Shiva

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
-

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Six O'Clock Boys

Synopsis:
Gabriella, old and lonely starts entertaining a number of boys all who are as lonely as she is. they must only come on their designated day and at six precisely

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

So In Love

Synopsis:
Gay love from the 15th Century to the present day

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
One act. - - Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Statues

Synopsis:
-

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
-

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Twilight Ladies, The

Synopsis:
the Depression destroys the lives of five women

Notes:
Scenic And Lighting Designer Marshall Seltzer

1st Produced:
Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh    1996

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama. - - Lesbian, theme/character, full length

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  5            Other:  1 child

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Uncle Yossil, A Mystery

Synopsis:
A Jewish man uncovers the secrets of his late Uncle

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Video's Child

Synopsis:
the future. After a civil war New York has been destroyed. Three gay young men break into a theatre. there they are confronted by a super macho young man

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Comedy. - - Gay, full length

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

Wind Beneath My Wings, The

Synopsis:
A man in his 40s and a man in his 20s blame the other's generation for AIDS

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
Play/Drama. - - AIDS, full length

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page

With A Cast Of Thousands

Synopsis:
A con man deceives a friend when he desperately needs money for a mad scheme

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
-    -

Company:
-

1st Published:

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies

Booksellers:

Genre:
-

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

Further Reference:
-

Top of Page Top of Page