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Barrie Stavis

BARRIE STAVIS

  (1906 - 2007)

Nationality:    USA
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Literary Agent:    n/a

With sadness, I share with you the news that Barrie Stavis, playwright, died in February, 2007, at the age of 100, still alert and writing. - Ben Stavis

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

        Banners of Steel         Coat of Many Colours         Galileo Galilei         House Of Shadows, The         In these Times         Joe Hill         Lamp at Midnight         Man Who Never Died, The         Refuge         Sun and I, The         Washington



Banners of Steel

Synopsis:
John Brown adopts guerilla warfare to overthrow slavery. the raid fails and he is executed, but his truth marches on to victory

Notes:
aka Harper's Ferry

1st Produced:
Carbondale, Illinois    1962

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1st Published:
A.S. Barnes, South Brunswick, New Jersey, 1967   -

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Play/Drama

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Coat of Many Colours

Synopsis:
the biblical Joseph in Egypt helps establish human control over nature and gets enmeshed in court politics

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Provo, Utah    1966

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1st Published:
A.S. Barnes, South Brunswick, New Jersey, 1968   -

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Galileo Galilei

Synopsis:
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Notes:
music by Lee Hoiby, from play Lamp At Midnight by Stavis

1st Produced:
Huntsville, Alabama    1975

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Genre:
Oratorio

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House Of Shadows, The

Synopsis:
People face complicated moral choices during cataclysmic social change. (France Aug. 1937).

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1st Produced:
-    2003

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In these Times

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1st Produced:
New York    1932

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Joe Hill

Synopsis:
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Notes:
music by Alan Bush, from play the Man Who Never Died by Stavis

1st Produced:
Berlin    1970

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Genre:
Opera libretto Opera

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Lamp at Midnight

Synopsis:
Galileo challenges religious dogma with science and finds enormous resistance to the truth

Notes:
one hour school And church version produced Chicago, 1972, Dramatic Publishing Company, 1974

1st Produced:
New Stages, New York    1947

Company:
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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY, 1948   -

Music:
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Man Who Never Died, The

Synopsis:
Joe Hill confronts power by organizing a trade union and pays with his life

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1st Produced:
St Paul    1955

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1st Published:
Haven Press, New York, 1954   -

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Refuge

Synopsis:
about the Spanish Civil War

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1st Produced:
London    1938

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1st Published:
Samuel French, NY, 1939   -

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Genre:
One Act

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Sun and I, The

Synopsis:
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Notes:
revised version New York, 1937

1st Produced:
New York    1933

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Washington

Synopsis:
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Notes:
aka the Raw Edge of Victory

1st Produced:
Midland, Texas    1976

Company:
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1st Published:
in "Dramatics", Cincinnati, Apriland May, 1986   -

Music:
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