@dpbquinnAward winning Off-Broadway director. Plays: American Phantasmagoria (2020) “organized labor’; “Exits+ Entrances” and Newark, Italy & me (2019) Lulu Books
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Promises, Promises was a great musical om Broadway. Promises, promises… A few for some, many for naught. How many are kept ?
Hundreds more forgotten. Hyperbole donald promises the world, metaphorically, insults almost everyone who didn’t vote for him or had any competence at all. “you’re fired” was just transposed from la la TV land.
America was full of promise, until djt won the electoral College… Promises, promises for 188,000 thousand dead. Kids in detention centers. Violence on the streets. When you lose, promise us you’ll leave the White House in January. …
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Film Festival Selection in France
FANGS TO RICHES is part of American Phantasmagoria (Lulu Books 2020) which also includes THE ROCKING CHAIR (TNT books 2011) were originally published by Francine Trevens in “Short Plays to Long Remember.”
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Fangs to Riches by DANIEL P QUINN. (2021)
PROLOGUE and Scene ONE (excerpt)
SETTING: On stage is entire cast of initial characters half seated and half standing as still silhouettes in dimmest possible stage lighting. Chiaroscuro.
AT RISE: Brightening stage lights reveals TEXAN standing at podium facing front while remaining cast ravenously gorges on rubber and plastic apple pies, fried chickens, mashed potatoes, cotton candy, candied apples, hot dogs, and hamburgers. What they can’t finish drops to ground, mixing with the already accumulated trash. …