Nightmare with Clocks
Nigro, Don (American playwright, 19__-____), “Nightmare with Clocks,”
a __-minute comedy-drama in English, set in _____, ____,
© 1989 by Don Nigro;
• in Don Nigro’s Cincinnati and Other Plays: Monologues for the Theatre (New York: Samuel French, Inc., 1989), ISBN 0573621055, LCCN 90103975, 111 pp.;
• script/rights available from Samuel French, Inc., 45 West 45th Street New York, New York 10010-2751, U.S.A., telephone 212-206-8990, fax 212-206-1429, http://www.samuelfrench.com; Samuel French, Inc., 7623 Sunset Boulevard, Dept. W, Hollywood, California 90046-2785, U.S.A., telephone 213-876-0570; fax 323-876-6822; Samuel French, Inc. 11963 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, California 91604, U.S.A., telephone 818-762-0535; Samuel French (Canada) Ltd. 100 Lombard Street, Dept. W, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1M3, Canada, telephone 416-363-3536, fax 416 363-1108; 52 Fitzroy Street-Dept. W, London W1P 6JR, England, telephone (44207) 387-9373, fax (44207) 387-2161, http://www.samuelfrench-london.co.uk/sf/Pages/acted/sfactingeds.html, SF 16647.
• Cited in Play Index, 1988-1992: An Index to 4,397 Plays, edited by Juliette Yaakov (____-____) and John Greenfieldt (____-____) (New York: The H. W. Wilson Company, 1993), ISSN 0554-3037, LCCN 64-1054, 542 pp.
Mr. Arbuthnot (m), antiques dealer.
“Antiques dealer has series of haunting erotic dreams.”—Yaakov and Greenfieldt, p. 275.
“Mr. Arbuthnot is an antique dealer who has a haunting series of mysterious erotic dreams which begin to intrude into his daily life as he finds the clock-filled mansion that has repeatedly haunted his nightmares, and makes a desperate attempt to get to the girl in his dream.”—1997 Basic Catalog of Plays and Musicals (New York: Samuel French, Inc., 1996), p. 231.
• Produced by the Triangle Theatre Company, New York City.
• Nigro has written over 200 plays.
• “Don Nigro lives and writes near his birthplace in the rolling hill country southeast of Canton, Ohio. He received a B.A. degree in English from the Ohio State University and an M.F.A. in dramatic arts from Iowa University. His plays are published by Samuel French, Inc.”—Don Nigro Homepage, http://goose.ycp.edu/~jmcghee/, accessed February 7, 2003.
• Samuel French, Inc., has published twelve volumes of Don Nigro’s plays.
• “His plays have been produced at the McCarter Theatre, the WPA Theatre, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Berkeley Stage Company, Manhattan Class Company and in many other theatres all over the United States and in Canada, England and Hungary. Nigro has twice been James Thurber Writer in Residence at Thurber House in Columbus, won grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and twice been a finalist for the National Repertory Foundation’s National Play Award. His work has been commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville, optioned by the American Place Theatre in New York, and published by Theatre Communications Group in their Plays in Process series.”—Cincinnati Biographies, http://www.theatretoursinternational.com/Biographies/CNBiogs.html, accessed February 13, 2003.
antiques dealing, dream series, eroticism.