B E Turner's - One Act Plays
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plays are in alphabetical order. If the name is highlighted click on it to
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- Bad Night at the Mex
A picture of schizophrenia and a comment concerning its treatment. 2f, 3m.
Presented Wellington Rep.
Realistic social comment concerning the attitude of society towards the
mentally ill. Cast 3f, 2m. Presented Bats Theatre.
An absurdist play about a relationship set in the world of dreams.
First act of a full length play
concerning a relationship between a younger woman and an older man. Works
well as a one act. 1f, 1m. Presented Stagecraft, Corner Theatre.
An absurdist play representing the cycle of the universe. 1f, 1m.
Presented Stagecraft, Faces Theatre Group (Malta).
- Hall of Mirrors - Play 1
Concerns a relationship between a priest and a harlot presented as
mirror images. 2f, 2m, 1 either sex.. Presented
Stagecraft, Montage Showcase(USA).
- Hall of Mirrors - Play 2
Concerns a relationship between a young couple
presented as mirror images. 2f, 2m, 1 either sex..
Presented Montage Showcase (USA).
- Her Selenic Majesty
A short, slight farce about secrets in a relationship. 1m, 1f.
First presented Stagecraft.
- How Not to Write a Play
The relationship between an author and his characters. Farce. First
play of Russet Hippalector series. 1f, 2m, 1 either sex.
- Knitting Depraved
and deprived. It's has been described an 'Absurdist Grand Guigol' but the audiences enjoyed it. 2f,1m or 3f. Presented Stagecraft, Playbox Theatre.
- Magpies A
realistic play concerning the cycle of a relationship. 1f, 1m. Presented
- Norman A couple
of blokes discussing their relationship. 2m. Presented
- Starlight A
happily married couple discuss their life together, and the stars. 1f, 1m.
- The Cranes are Flying
An absurdist farce which repeats itself and goes around in circles.
Second play of Russet Hippalector series. 2f, 2m.
- The Potter Adaptation
of a Russian folk tale for children. Good sized cast with capacity for variation.
First presented Kapiti Playhouse.
- The Carousel I An
irreal farce concerning the carousel, a clown, a tramp, a lady of the
night and a marionette 2f, 2m.
- The Carousel II
An irreal farce concerning the carousel, a clown, a grand dame, a
music hall artist and a Method actress 2f, 2m.
- This Unreality Does Not Exist
An absurdist farce concerning the relationship between two couples and
a theatre ghost. Third play of Russet Hippalector series. 2f, 2m, 1 either
sex. Presented Wellington Rep.
- This Unreality Has No
Existence A realistic comedy concerning the relationships
between a pair of couples. Fourth play of Russet Hippalector series. 2f,
- Those Who Pour Wine into the Earth Download here. A
long one act based on the Elektra theme. Dramatic and poetic. 3m 3f. First
- Timbuktu Download here. A ten minute play designed to display
and expand the theory of irreal writing. Four characters of any sex, race
- Pandora Download here. A forty-fifty minute
play for three women concerning mental illness, sexuality (straight
and lesbian) and rape.