Grant Carrington

Unproduced Plays


ALL THE CHILDREN GOING DOWN

    A couple of ordinary students in a small southern university get involved with student revolutionaries during the Kent State crisis in 1970.
    Two acts, one set. 8 men, 2 women, 20-25.


FAREWELL PERFORFORMANCE

    The breakup of a rock band.
    Two acts, one set. 7 men, 2 women.


IN A BLEECKER STREET CAFE

    A group of folksingers in the early Sixties is joined by a young woman, who rises quickly to success but is unable to rise to superstardom. Twenty-five years later, the meet again to tear each other apart.
    Two acts, one set. 5 men, 20-50+; 4 women, 20-50.


JOHNNY DEE

    A middle-aged poolhall hustler is "adopted" by a young stripper. He tries to get her involved with a young friend of his from the "straight" world but fails.
    One act, multiple set. 5 men, 40+; 1 man, 20s; 1 women, 21; 2 women, 40+; extras.


THE RECKNYNGE

    The life and death of Christopher Marlowe.
    Two acts, minimal multiple sets. 10-14, men, women, all ages.


SOMETHING FURTIVE IN THE NIGHT

    A young man receives a letter from a friend of his and spends the evening walking the streets of the city, having numerous experiences. When dawn comes, he learns his friend is dead.
    Two acts, multiple set. Cast 10-14, men, women, all ages


SUNDAY AT THE ZOO

    An absurdist comedy, involving Alice Cooper, Woody Guthrie, Marilyn Monroe, Cleopatra, Zeus, and their keeper.
    One act, one set. 4 men, 20-60+; 2 women, 20-40.


WHEN THE SUMMER'S GONE

    Six former hippies, two couples, a business woman, and a senator's aide, meet for the first time in over ten years (this was written in 1981) to leanr what has happened to each other and to themselves, to find out about things that had happened fifteen years earlier that some of them had not known about or realized. In the end, some of them have reconciled their past with their present. They promise to meet again but it is only politeness and they will probably never see each other again.
    Two acts, one set. 3 men, 3 women