Cock of the Walk

by  Norman Beim

Full Length Play, Drama  /  2m

"Norman Beim ranks with the best in America today." - Steve Kohn, WHBI Radio

The story of Joe Orton, the brilliant homosexual playwright, author of such plays as Entertaining Mr. Sloane, Loot and What The Butler Saw, and his emotionally disturbed lover, Kenneth Halliwell. They room together in a cla…

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Cock of the Walk

by  Norman Beim

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The story of Joe Orton, the brilliant homosexual playwright, author of such plays as Entertaining Mr. Sloane, Loot and What The Butler Saw, and his emotionally disturbed lover, Kenneth Halliwell. They room together in a claustrophobic apartment and struggle for success, first as actors then as writers. Halliwell guides his young lover and educates him. Then, to Halliwell's great frustration, his protege outstrips him to become enormously successful. In a fit of jealous rage, while his young lover is asleep, he murders him, then takes his own life.

Published in Infamous People.

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"Norman Beim ranks with the best in America today." - Steve Kohn, WHBI Radio

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Norman Beim

Norman Beim, a life time member of the Dramatist Guild, is a prize-wining playwright, veteran actor and director. His plays have been produced nationally and internationally and won a number of awards including the Robert J. Pickering Award (Coldwater Theatre), the David James Ellis Award (Theatre A ...

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