Lives of the Saints: Seven One-act Plays

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Dramatists Play Service Inc, Jan 1, 2000 - Drama - 96 pages
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THE STORIES: ENIGMA VARIATIONS. Zany hijinks as a pair of lookalikes named Bebe W.W. Doppel-gängler solve an identity crisis with the help of Dr. William W. Williams and his nurse Fifi, who may or may not be Aphrodite the Goddess of Love. Or is she
  

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Just saw this performed last week and it was fabulous. For folks who love pop culture--everything from British murder mysteries, to television, to church suppers--this has a little something for ... Read full review

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Section 1
9
Section 2
21
Section 3
35
Section 4
51
Section 5
65
Section 6
77
Section 7
87
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David Ives was born in Chicago and educated at Northwestern University and Yale School of Drama. A Guggenheim Fellow in playwriting, he is probably best known for his evening of one-act comedies called "All In the Timing." The show won the Outer Critics Circle Playwriting Award, ran for two years Off-Broadway, and in the 1995-96 season was the most-performed play in the country after Shakespeare productions. His short plays are collected in two anthologies, "All In the Timing" (Vintage) and "Time Flies" (Grove). His full-length works for theatre are available in "Polish Joke and Other Plays" (Grove). He is also the author of a young adult novel, Monsieur Eek (HarperCollins), the almost-true story of how a chimpanzee got mistaken for a Frenchman.

David Ives is an Artistic Associate at Encores!, the celebrated forum for great American musicals at City Center, New York, where to date he has adapted 15 of their shows. He adapted David Copperfield's "Dreams and Nightmares" for Broadway, wrote the book for "Dance of the Vampires," the Jim Steinman Broadway musical, and is the co-bookwriter of "Irving Berlin's White Christmas," which premiered in San Francisco to huge acclaim in winter 2004. He lives in New York City with his wife Martha.

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