Other Plays by William Borden
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- Dirty Laundry-1m1f
- Don T Dance Me Outside-1m1f
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- Its Wowoo-1m2f
- I Want To Be An Indian-3m
- Joe And Al-2m
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Borden, William (American playwright, novelist, poet, b. Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A., January 27, 1938-____), “Apples,”
a 30-minute _____ in English, set in a deconstructed Garden of Eden, ____,
© ___ by William Borden;
• in William Borden’s Apples (Royse City, Texas, U.S.A.: The Author, 19__);
• script/rights available from agent Ed Udovick, firstname.lastname@example.org;
Adam (m), __, _____; Satan (m), __, _____; Lilith (f), __, _____; Eve (f), __, _____.
“In a deconstructed Garden of Eden Adam finds an Uzi, Lilith tempts lust, and Satan and Eve reach an understanding.”——William Borden - complete guide to the Playwright and Plays, http://www.doollee.com/PlaywrightsB/borden-william.html, accessed April 8, 2007.
• “Productions: Off-Hollywood Theatre Company, Los Angeles, CA [California, U.S.A.]; Theatre of the Invisible Guests, Fargo, ND [North Dakota, U.S.A.]; Performers at Work, New York, NY [New York, U.S.A.]. Staged readings: Carrie Productions, Los Angeles, CA [California, U.S.A.]; White Bird Productions, New York, NY [New York, U.S.A.]. Finalist: Mill Mountain Theatre Competition Roanoke, VA [Virginia, U.S.A.]."—Plays for Production by William Borden, http://www.intraart.com/williamborden/oneact_plays.htm, accessed April 26, 2006.
• “The film adaptation of William Borden’s play, The Last Prostitute, starring Sonia Braga and produced by Universal Studios, was shown on Lifetime Television and in Europe and is on video. His plays have won 21 national playwriting competitions and have had over 180 productions, in New York, Los Angeles, Canada, Germany, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and elsewhere. He has also written screenplays and television scripts. His plays have been published in The Best Stage Scenes 1998, This Month Onstage, Kafka Kaleidoscope, One-Act Plays for Acting Students, Eleven Plays from Midwest Radio Theatre Workshop, Plainswoman, The Prague Review (Czech Republic), People Around You (Germany) and by Brooklyn Publishers. Orloff Press published his novel, Superstoe, in 1996; Harper & Row first published Superstoe in the U.S. in 1968 and in England by Victor Gollancz in 1967. His short stories have won the Pen Syndicated Fiction Prize and have been published in numerous anthologies and magazines. His poems have appeared in over 90 literary magazines and anthologies. A collection of his poems, Slow Step and Dance, was published in 1991, and a long poem, Eurydice’s Song, was published in 1999. A Core Alumnus Playwright at The Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis, he is Playwright in Residence with Listening Winds Theatre, Fiction Editor of The North Dakota Quarterly, and Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at The University of North Dakota. He lives on a lake in northern Minnesota with his wife of 40 years.”—Brooklyn Publishers Home Page - William Borden, http://www.brookpub.com/william-borden-m-27.html?osCsid=06c583542, accessed April 8, 2007.
• “William Borden is a novelist, playwright, poet, and essayist. His novel, Superstoe, was recently republished by Orloff Press. Superstoe was first published in the U.S. by Harper & Row in 1968 and in England by Victor Gollancz in 1967. His short stories have won the PEN Syndicated Fiction Prize and The Writers Voice Fiction Contest and been published in numerous anthologies and magazines. His poem, Eurydice’s Song, with monotypes by Douglas Kinsey, was published in 1999 by Bayeux Arts, Calgary, and St. Andrew’s Press, Laurinberg, NC [North Carolina, U.S.A.]. His poems have appeared in over 100 magazines and anthologies and in a chapbook, Slow Step and Dance. His plays have won over 80 national playwriting competitions and have had over 280 productions, at Actors Theatre of Louisville and in New York, Los Angeles, India, South Africa, Spain, Canada, Germany, Norway, and elsewhere. The film adaptation of his play, The Last Prostitute, starring Sonia Braga and produced by Universal Studios, was shown on Lifetime Television and in Europe and is on video. His play Reunion was filmed for theatrical release by Darinka Productions and has been shown in New York, Paris, London, Croatia, Romania, and Wales. He has received play commissions from Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Science Museum of Minnesota, and the University of North Dakota, and he has been awarded a Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant, a Minnesota Region 2 Individual Artist Grant, a Minnesota State Arts Board Career Opportunity Grant, and a Minnesota Region 2 Arts Council Distinguished Artist Award in Theatre Arts. He has been Artist in Residence at the Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Red Wing, MN, and Artist in Residence at The Ucross Foundation, Ucross, WY [Wyoming, U.S.A.]. A Core Playwright Alumnus at The Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis, he is Playwright in Residence with Listening Winds Theatre and was Fiction Editor of The North Dakota Quarterly 1986-2002. He has a B.A. from Columbia University and an M.A. from the University of California at Berkeley. He is Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at The University of North Dakota. Born in Indianapolis, he lived on the wind-swept plains of North Dakota for 27 years, on a lake in northern Minnesota for 15 years, and, since 2004, in the scrub country 30 miles east of Dallas, TX [Texas, U.S.A.]. He and Nancy Lee-Borden, his wife of 45 years, have 3 adult children and 6 grandchildren.”—William Borden - Author and Playwright, http://www.intraart.com/williamborden/, accessed April 8, 2007.
• Photograph from http://www.intraart.com/williamborden/, accessed April 8, 2007.
Garden of Eden, lust, Uzi.