Other Plays by J. P. Allen
Allen, J. P. (aka Jerry Paul Allen, American playwright, actor, 1960-____), "The Casino,”
a 60-minute drama in English in six scenes, set in a hotel/apartment in Las Vegas, 1984,
• © 1984, 1987 by J. P. Allen
• in J. P. Allen’s Cities (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: Ventana Publications, 1990, 2006), LCCN 92160485, 82 pp., containing “The Casino” (premiered at Pacific Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), “The City” (premiered at The Changing Scene, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.), The Disappearing” (premiered at New City Theatre, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. - Winner, Best of New City Director’s Festival), “Distance” (premiered at The Burbage Theatre Ensemble, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.), “Tornado Ultra” (premiered at The Changing Scene, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.);
• Cited in Play Index 1988-1992: An Index to 4,397 Plays, 542 pp., edited by Juliette Yaakov (____-____) and John Greenfieldt (____-____) (New York: The H. W. Wilson Company, 1988), ISSN 0554-3037, LCCN 64-1054, 542 pp.
• Also, cited by J. P. Allen via e-mail (address withheld at request of playwright), October 24, 1996; Allen says,
"A compulsive gambler involves his brother in a bizarre and extreme wager.
"Compulsive gambler and his brother driven to murder by dispute over past."—Yaakov and Greenfieldt, p. 10.
"Produced in Seattle [Washington, U.S.A.], Vancouver [British Columbia, Canada] and Edmonton [Alberta, Canada]."
bizarre, brother-brother relationship, compulsion, gambling, wager.