• Two-Act In-Progress Play: Nobody goes to Gary

    Author(s):
    Gloria Lee McMillan (see profile)
    Date:
    2018
    Group(s):
    Ecocriticism, Economics & Literature, GS Drama and Performance, RCWS Creative Writing, Urban Cultural Studies
    Subject(s):
    Playwriting, Urban creativity, Industrial sociology, Satire, Drama
    Item Type:
    Other
    Tag(s):
    tragi-comedy, Economics of Culture
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/w86g-b581
    Abstract:
    Two-Act Play Nobody goes to Gary is a Swiftian satire. Gil Tolliver, an investigative reporter I New York City, makes a fateful journey into the real heart of Gary, Indiana, after hearing the musical tune "Gary, Indiana, Gary, Indiana" during _The Music Man_. Don't measure the distance of Gary from New York in miles, but in emotional light years. This absurd, single song defines all anybody knows or wishes to know. This is a problem not only for Gary, but for other under-represented and misunderstood locations. Comments are welcome from anyone, no need to be "an expert" on theatre.
    Notes:
    The disjuncture between the song "Gary, Indiana, Gary, Indiana" in The Music Man inspired this satire. Like a pebble in an oyster and like being unheard in a deep ocean (who listens to oysters. anyway?) over many, many years, this play grew. Please respect copyright of playwright, but i will take offers to produce this play and may waive fee for so doing.
    Metadata:
    Status:
    Published
    Last Updated:
    10 months ago
    License:
    All Rights Reserved
    Share this:

    Downloads

    Item Name:doc gloria-mcmillan-nobody-goes-to-gary-playscript.doc
     Download
    Activity: Downloads: 13