Whitman, Charles (American playwright, retired university professor, 19__-____), “The Diary of Adam and Eve,”
a 40-minute family comedy in English, set in the Garden of Eden,
© 1976 by Charles Whitman, telephone (home) 801-224-1233, (work)
801-225-0605, fax 801-765-0489, script/rights available from Encore Performance
Publishing, P.O. Box 692, Orem Utah 84057, U.S.A., http://www.encoreplay.com/diaryofa.html.
Cited by Charles Whitman via ftp, October 20, 1998; Whitman says,
Dramatis Personae Adam (m), the first man in the Bible; Eve (f), , the first woman in the Bible.
Synopsis “The story of Adam and Eve from the day she was ‘born’ all the way through to her death with everything in between—including Gladys and Edwina.
Comment “A delightful adaptation of Mark Twain’s witty stories about our beloved progenitors. Easy to produce. Suits High School Contests.” • See also Mark Bucci’s adaptation “The Diary of Adam and Eve,” a comedy in English, adapted from the short story of the same name by Samuel Langhorne Clemens, set in the beginning at the beginning, 1m1f (+ 1m or 1f extra), published in Mark Bucci’s The Diary of Adam and Eve (New York: Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 1972), now out of print. • See also Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick’s, “The Apple Tree: The Diary of Adam and Eve,” a comedy in English, 2m1f, © 1969, in Modern Short Comedies from Broadway and London, edited with an introduction and prefaces to the plays by Stanley Richards (1918-____) (New York: Random House, Inc., 1970), LCCN 77-85627 r95.
Themes Clemens (Samuel Langhorne Clemens aka Mark Twain, source
short story writer, 1835-1910), family, Garden of Eden.
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