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Elyse Nass

ELYSE NASS  (1947 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Literary Agent:    Samuel French Inc  


Born in New York City on February 14, 1947. B.A. in Psychology-Women's Studies, summa cum laude, Richmond College, City University of New York, 1973; Worked as a writer in the CETA Ar-tists Project, NYC. Was feature writer for New York Womensweek, also contributed articles to Dramatists Guild Quarterly, Art Workers News. Playwright-in-residence, Quaigh Theatre, 1978-79. Playreader for Lincoln Center, 1967-69; Chelsea Theater Center, 1967; and Quaigh Theater, 1978-79. Fellow, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, Summer 1977. Member, Professional Playwrights Unit of Puer-to Rican Traveling Theater and P.E.N. Listed with Poets and Writers, International Authors and Writer's Who's Who, Dictionary of Interna-tional Biography.
Address (in 1981): 60-10 47th Ave., Woodside, NY 11377
Agent (in 1981): Selma Luttinger, Brandt & Brandt, 1501 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

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A Is for Alpha         Admit One         Avenue Of Dream         Backwards         Cat Connection, The         City Life         Cry Louder Than a Black Cat         Detours         Down         lnbetween         Love from the Madhouse         Mango         Marriage Museum, The         Memory Shop         Real Wife-Beater, The         Reunion '68         Second Chance         Transience and Clay         Washington Squares         WHEN         Willows for Her Harp         Zebras in Blue Nightgowns



A Is for Alpha

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Admit One

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A 75 year old man places an advertisement in the lonely hearts column of a newspaper for a younger woman. They meet in an hotel room

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Avenue Of Dream

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An examination of a mother-daughter relationship set in a slum environment

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WBAI-FM, NYC

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Dramatists Play Service, NY,    -

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Backwards

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Cat Connection, The

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Two old women who have nothing in common - except they feed a cat in the park each day

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City Life

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Cry Louder Than a Black Cat

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Detours

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Down

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lnbetween

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Love from the Madhouse

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DeKaIb Literary Arts Journal, Winter 1975, DeKaib College, GA,    -

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Mango

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Marriage Museum, The

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The play deals with a marriage of convenience between a jet-set couple who lead double lives and their involvement with a young couple

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West Side Discussion Group Theatre, NYC    -

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Memory Shop

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Real Wife-Beater, The

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Reunion '68

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Second Chance

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about an elderly widow who decides to take up acting as a hobby and her prudish neighbor's effort to dissuade her.

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Transience and Clay

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Washington Squares

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WHEN

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Willows for Her Harp

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Zebras in Blue Nightgowns

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