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Monster

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TITLE
Monster
AUTHORS

Neal Bell

SYNOPSIS

“… a lean literate version of Shelley’s often much-embroidered classic. Exploring Shelley’s psychosexual undertones, Bell’s version is more creepy than shocking in effect.” (Michael Summers, The Star-Ledger)

AVAILABILITY
Available
YEAR
2003
ISBN
978-0-88145-228-0
TYPOLOGY
Drama
PUBLISHER
Broadway Play Publishing Inc.
biography

Neal Bell’s plays, including “Spatter Pattern” (Edgar Award), “Monster”, “Two Small Bodies”, “Raw Youth”, “Cold Sweat”, “Ready for the River”, “Ragged Dick”, “On the Bum”, and “Somewhere in the Pacific”, have appeared at Playwrights Horizons and Classic Stage Company in New York, and at regional theatres including Berkeley Repertory, Mark Taper Forum, South Coast Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, and Actors Theater of Louisville, where his ten-minute play “Out the Window” was a co-winner of the 1990 Heideman Award. Bell has been a playwright-in-residence at the Yale School of Drama, and has taught playwriting at New York University, Playwrights Horizons Theater School, and the 42nd Street Collective. He is currently a member of the Theater Department faculty at Duke University. A recipient of fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment, and the Guggenheim Foundation, Neal Bell was awarded an Obie Award in 1992 for sustained achievement in playwriting.

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