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Holy Ghost (Tuttle) - Full Length Play, Drama

Holy Ghost (Tuttle)

Jon Tuttle

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Full Length Play, Drama

10m, 2f

ISBN: 9781891885655

Winner! 2004 Sprenger/Lang Foundation's Nathan Miller History Play Award

In 1944, German prisoners-of-war work in South Carolina cotton fields, overseen by black guards who enjoy few of the liberties the prisoners do. One prisoner escapes--armed only with the lines he's learned playing the lead in a camp production of Abe…

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Full Length Play

Drama

Time Period - 1940s / WWII

Winner! 2004 Sprenger/Lang Foundation's Nathan Miller History Play Award
In 1944, German prisoners-of-war work in South Carolina cotton fields, overseen by black guards who enjoy few of the liberties the prisoners do. One prisoner escapes--armed only with the lines he's learned playing the lead in a camp production of Abe Lincoln in Illinois, and chased by a black private for whom the pursuit is a quest for belonging. Their dash across the American South explores the ironies and hypocrisies of the American mythos. To be published in Two South Carolina Plays.
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10m, 2f

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Jon Tuttle

Jon Tuttle

Jon Tuttle is Professor of English and Director of University Honors at Francis Marion University and Playwright-in-Residence at Trustus Theatre. His collections include The Trustus Plays (Intellect Books, 2009) and Two South Carolina Plays (Hub City Press, 2009). His plays include Drift, The White Problem, and Sonata For Armadillos (Playscripts), The Hammerstone, Terminal Cafe, and The Palace of ... view full profile

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