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Strangers on a Train - Full Length Play, Drama

Strangers on a Train

Craig Warner, Patricia Highsmith

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Full Length Play, Drama

5m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573019722

By Craig Warner
Based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith
"Skillfully adapted. A gripping play.' '- Daily Telegraph

Guy Haines and Charles Bruno meet on a train and, because they are strangers, they think they can say anything while chatting. Bruno suggests that they could get away with murder-he could kill Guy's unfaithful wife while Guy could eliminate his hat…

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Full Length Play

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Guy Haines and Charles Bruno meet on a train and, because they are strangers, they think they can say anything while chatting. Bruno suggests that they could get away with murder-he could kill Guy's unfaithful wife while Guy could eliminate his hated father. Guy does not take him seriously, but Bruno is deadly serious. The basis of the classic film by Alfred Hitchcock which starred Farley Granger and Robert Walker.
"Skillfully adapted. A gripping play.' '- Daily Telegraph By Craig Warner
Based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith SFI Standard-FL Standard Yes Maybe Strangest Kind of Romance, The 21802 Title Short Play Drama Interior Male: 1 Short Short Yes Maybe Strategy 21603 Title Short Play Comedy Interior A single girl successfully discourages a predatory male guest. Male: 2 Premier-Comp Short No Maybe No No Strawberry Envy 21939 Title Short Play Comedy Exterior A customer at a roadside fruit stand may be interested in more than strawberries. The woman's handsome male companion, who is dressed all in white, is a cad and an alluring figment of her imagination. She eventually lets go of the fantasy male and sees the nice, ordinary guy in front of her selling fresh strawberries. Male: 2 Standard-Comp Short No Maybe No No Strawberry Fields 21955 Title Short Play Drama Interior Edith Warren of Plant City, Florida, meets Vera Samuels, famous New York daytime television talk show hostess, in a diner to discuss an interview. Edith became the subject of controversy when her son was killed in a strawberry field, apparently a bias murder because he was gay. Edith has agreed to the interview, but is having second thoughts due to the finger pointing she has experienced, which includes the waitress serving them this day. Vera has to convince her to go on television and can only do that by revealing something personal and career damaging about her own life. Female: 3 Short Short No Maybe No No Strawberry Preserves 21770 Title Short Play Dramatic Comedy Interior Male: 3 Short Short No Maybe Streamers 1005 Title Full Length Play Drama Interior This volatile, incendiary drama premiered in 1976 under the direction of Mike Nichols, produced by Joseph Papp at New York's Lincoln Center. Revived in 2008 by the Roundabout Theatre, the third in author Rabe's quartet of Vietnam Plays" is set in the Army barracks housing a group of young men, the "streamers" of the title: hapless parachutists who streak to certain death when their parachutes fail to open. This group includes Billy, a new recruit; Roger, a street-wise refugee from the ghetto; Richie, a sarcastic, bitter homosexual and their sodden, ineffectual sergeants, Cokes and Rooney. Awaiting deployment to Vietnam, they are joined by Carlyle, an angry, psychotic young black man, whose presence sets off an escalating spiral of violence and death.

By the author of Sticks and Bones and Hurlyburly.

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