Bowen, Glenn (American playwright, blues harmonica performer, 1959-____), “Nobody Cares,”
a 40-minute solo musical in English, set in a small back room of a recording studio, 2007,
© 2007 by Glenn Bowen
• in Glenn Bowen’s Nobody Cares (Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.: The Author, 2007);
• Cited by Glenn Bowen, April 18, 2007 via e-mail, April 18, 2007; Bowen says,
Glenn “Catfish” Bones (m), mid-40s, a blues harmonica player.
• “A blues harmonica player has come to meet with the ‘Spirit of the Blues,’ two ghosts of bluesmen from the past who now live in a broom closet of a recording studio. The harmonica player auditions for his place in blues music history.
• “The play can be heard in its entirety (including all recorded music) at glennbowen.biz, http://www.glennbowen.biz/nobodycares.htm. The two off-stage voices could be either off-stage live—or recorded voices if the actor wants to do a solo show.
• Play includes eight original songs for singer/harmonica [the first, ‘Dig It,’ is at http://glennbowen.biz/nc1a.htm].
• Glenn Bowen is an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship Artist (Playwriting, 2002) and blues harmonica performer with the band Little Bobby and the Storm.”
• Research could include Glenn Bowen’s full-length The Acts of Cain (2001), http://glennbowen.biz/actsofcain.htm.
blues music, dedication, musical, solo show, success.