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Best Student One Acts: Volume 7
Best Student One Acts: Volume 7
Edited by Lauren Friesen. Written by Betsy Breitenbach, Daniel Guyton, Amy Lanasa, Jason D. Martin, Todd McCullough, Michael O'Brien, Daria Polatin (adapted from Anton Chekhov) and Brad Stoller.

 This collection presents the winners of the 2001 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival one-act play competition.6x9—316 pages.

A Fair Affair by Daria Polatin explores the "backwards" relationship of two secret lovers as they attempt to reconcile their romantic dreams. Based on a Chekhov short story, this bittersweet love story unfolds with a timely twist.

One of the wackiest plays ever written about teen pregnancy, Where's Julie? by Daniel Guyton, combines melodrama and farce, forming a style of its own!

Atlas's Cigar by Betsy Breitenbach looks at the phenomenon of school violence through a student questioning the American educational system through his relationship with a student teacher.

In A Tempting Fate by Brad Stoller, a husband and wife discover the relief of turning their life over to fate by using first a coin and then dice until their quixotic oracle turns them inside out.

Michael O'Brien's Bunnies is a completely fictional play about Hugh Hefner and the beginnings of Playboy magazine with no regard for facts that would clearly contradict this interpretation.

Through comedic interaction with local oddballs, two college-age friends make self-discoveries and examine the meaning of friendship in Drive-In America by Amy Lanasa.

In Local Celebrities by Todd McCullough, an alcoholic weatherman struggles with his job, his daughter and heavy rain.

Jason D. Martin's Fall From Grace finds a dying climber fighting demons, real and imagined, on the icy flanks of a dangerous Alaskan mountain.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Anthology*One-Act
Catalog Code:  BA6
Royalty:  $80.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $24.95
Target Audience: College and Adult
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre
ISBN (10): 1583421262
Publication Date: 11/27/2002
Daniel Guyton (playwright) has won numerous awards including two Kennedy Center/ACTF Awards for his plays Attic and Where's Julie? (Dramatic Publishing, Best Student One Acts: Volume 7). He received his M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from the University of Georgia. His plays I'm Not Gay! and Where's Julie? have been produced internationally as well as domestically; and his most recent play, ...More
Todd McCullough is a native of Green River, Wyoming. He graduated in 2002 with a B.F.A. in Playwriting/Direct­ing from the University of Wyoming. He has written numerous award-winning plays and monologues including Forever Blue, Male Pattern, Local Celebrities and Rainy Day People, which won the Mark Twain Comedy Play­writing Award from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. ...More
Daria Polatin's full-length plays include Eggs in a Basket (2007 Princess Grace Award final round, 2007 Cherry Lane Mentor Project nominee), Here Or Now (reading at New York Theater Workshop starring Kathleen Chalfant), The Ideal Home and Skye Blue (workshop with Electric Pear Productions' The Outlet). Productions include Ninja: The Musical (Theatre Row, wrote book, music and lyrics for one-act, ...More
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