Thicker Than Water
Other Plays by Larry Harris
Harris, Larry (aka Lawrence R. Harris, American playwright, screenwriter, 1960-____), “Thicker Than Water,”
a 10-minute drama in English, set in a small den in a large house, Friday night, the present,
© 1993 by Larry Harris;
• in Larry Harris’ Thicker Than Water (New York: The Author, 1993);
• script/rights available from Larry Harris, 22 East 36th Street #4A, New York, New York 10016-3419, U.S.A., telephone (home) 212.645.4834, e-mail Lharris.email@example.com.
Glenn (m), 27, tough, short-tempered, criminal, Wes’ boss; Shelly (m), 21, clean, green, modern dancer, Wes’ brother; Wes (m), 25, likable, wiry, cool-headed, small-time crook with big dreams.
“A man learns where his loyalties lie when he must choose between his own brother and a partner in crime.
• “One scene, no changes, simple set, simple props. Premiered at the West Bank Cafe, New York City, July 1993. Remounted at the Village Gate, New York City, September-October 1993. Remounted at the Actors Studio Playwrights/Directors Unit, New York City, October 1993.
• “Larry Harris has worked in the literary offices of the Guthrie Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club and McCarter Theatre. He earned his MFA in dramaturgy from Columbia University. Larry’s full-length, The Kitchen of Heaven, was produced by EAT at NY’s Mint Theatre in 1999. Larry co-wrote and associate produced the PBS documentary series Black and White in Exile. His one-act sex farce “Answering the Echo” won four awards in the 9th Annual New York City 15-Minute Play Festival, including Honorable Mention for Best Play. This play was the inspiration for Larry’s spec screenplay Trick of the Eye. His other screenplays include Tools of Ignorance (about baseball player-turned-spy Moe Berg) and Collector’s Item (a romance for the aged).”—e-mail from the playwright, June 1, 2004.
• Page mounted June 30, 1997, updated June 17, 1998, September 5, 1999, March 1, 2001, January 16, February 8, November 12, 19, 2002, June 26, 2004, April 25, 2005, December 23, 27, 2008, by the site Webmaster.
brother-brother relationship, crime, family, loyalty.