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Walter Wykes

WALTER WYKES  (1969 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Walter Wykes is a graduate of the MFA Playwriting program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has had over thirty plays produced across the United States and internationally. Four times he has received the American College Theatre Festival's Award for Excellence in Playwriting.

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

Blue Christmas         Bond, The         Borrowed Parts         Call of the Revolution Adaptation         Cherry Bizarre         Fading Joy         Family 2.0         Father Clock, The         Fly, The         He Who Gets Slapped         Interview, The         Profession, The         Salmon Tribunal, The         Sculptor's Funeral, The         Serpent's Tale, The         Spotted Man, The         Tragical Tale of Mellissa McHiney McNormous McWhale         Unwanted, The         When We Dead Awaken         Worker, The



Blue Christmas

Synopsis:
It is not easy standing on a street corner dressed as Santa collecting for charity

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http://www.10-minute-plays.com/comedies/blue_christmas.html,    -

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Genre:
Ten minute play

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Bond, The

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Based on a play by Amy Lowell and Robert Frost

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Genre:
Adaptation

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Borrowed Parts

Synopsis:
Martha and Otto having an affair in the laundry room

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http://www.10-minute-plays.com/dramas/borrowed_parts.html,    -

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Genre:
Ten minute play

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Call of the Revolution Adaptation

Walter Wykes
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Notes:
Based on a short story by Leonid Andreyev

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1st Published:
Contained in: "He Who Gets Slapped and Other Plays" published by lulu.com 2011   -

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Genre:
Adaptation

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Cherry Bizarre

Walter Wykes
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Contained in: "One Act Plays From The Edge" published by Black Box Press 2008   978-0615262796

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Fading Joy

Synopsis:
A young woman finds herself caught up in the intoxicating world of a smooth-talking salesman. When he flees to escape a mysterious group known only as "The Tall Men," she finds it impossible to go back to her old way of life. Not only has she changed in some inexplicable way, but the landscape itself has taken on a strange and menacing new personality.

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1st Produced:
Las Vegas    2000

Company:
Asylum Theatre

1st Published:
Black Box Press, 2006   -

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Genre:
Absurdist Comedy Absurd

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Family 2.0

Walter Wykes
A man breaks into a house and tries to convince the people there that he is their husband/father

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1st Published:
http://www.10-minute-plays.com/comedies/family_2_0.html,    978-0615262796

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Genre:
Ten minute play

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Father Clock, The

Synopsis:
The apocalyptic tale of two actors and a stage manager abandoned by their aging director. As the auditorium begins to fill and the lights dim, they desperately attempt to pull the show together even as a strange and disturbing illness drifts through the theatre.

Notes:
Originally directed by Greg Vovos

1st Produced:
University of Nevada, Las Vegas    1997

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1st Published:
Dramatic Publishing, 1999   -

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Genre:
Absurdist Comedy Absurd

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Fly, The

Synopsis:
Murray a celebrity author is in the middle of a messy divorce. He meets Emma the wife of an obsessed fan of his. He believes that Emma could be his new muse. Emma just wants his help to cure her husband's obession

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1st Published:
lulu.com 2010   978-0557414222

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Genre:
Drama

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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He Who Gets Slapped

Walter Wykes
A writer to escape his past becomes a clown

Notes:
Original Playwright - Leonid Andreyev

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1st Published:
Contained in: "He Who Gets Slapped and Other Plays" published by lulu.com 2011   -

Music:
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Genre:
Adaptation

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Interview, The

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Original Playwright - Octave Mirbeau

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Genre:
Translation

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Profession, The

Synopsis:
A naive young man is exposed to the inner workings of a secret society of assassins.

Notes:
Originally directed by Davey Marlin-Jones

1st Produced:
Las Vegas    1997

Company:
Asylum Theatre

1st Published:
Black Box Press, 2006   -

Music:
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Genre:
Absurdist Comedy Absurd

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Salmon Tribunal, The

Synopsis:
Two women face off over a shared lover, a scenario they've played out once before. Only this time, they've swapped roles. The mistress has become the wife, and the ex-wife has become the mistress.

Notes:
Originally directed by Greg Vovos

1st Produced:
Las Vegas    1997

Company:
Poor Playwrights Theatre

1st Published:
Black Box Press, 2006   -

Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Sculptor's Funeral, The

Synopsis:
The body of a famous sculptor is brought back to the small Kansas town he grew up in

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Based on A short story by Willa Cather

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Serpent's Tale, The

Walter Wykes
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Notes:
Based on A short story by Leonid Andreyev

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1st Published:
Contained in: "He Who Gets Slapped and Other Plays" published by lulu.com 2011   -

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Genre:
One act

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Spotted Man, The

Walter Wykes
Eugene is cursed with a strange disease that may signal the end of the human race.

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1st Produced:
The Student Theatre, Malmo, Sweden    2007

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1st Published:
(published in One Act Plays from the Edge), Black Box Press (2008)   978-0615262796

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Tragical Tale of Mellissa McHiney McNormous McWhale

Walter Wykes
Melissa has large buttocks

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1st Published:
http://www.10-minute-plays.com/comedies/tragical_tale_of_melissa.html,    978-0615262796

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Genre:
Ten minute play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  9 either sex

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Unwanted, The

Walter Wykes
His ultimate fantasy - alone with two girls

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1st Published:
in Ten 10-Minute Plays: Volume III, Black Box Press (July 13, 2010)   978-0615383897

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Genre:
Ten Min

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Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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When We Dead Awaken

Walter Wykes
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Notes:
Original Playwright - Henrik Ibsen

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1st Published:
Xlibris Corp 2006   978-1425731380

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Genre:
Translation

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Worker, The

Walter Wykes
A young woman fashions a fake child to help her cope with the loneliness she endures each day while her husband is at work.

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1st Produced:
-    2007

Company:
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1st Published:
(published in One Act Plays from the Edge), Black Box Press (2008)   978-0615262796

Music:
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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  1

Further Reference:
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