Nichol, James W. (Canadian playwright, 1940-____), “Tub,”
a __-minute drama in English, set in _______, 1970,
(1m is boy)
© 1970 by James W. Nichol;
• in Performing Arts in Canada, vol. 7, no. 1, 1970, ISSN 0031-5230;
• also, in James W. Nichol’s Tub (Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Playwrights Co-op, 1972);
• script/rights available from author, through The Playwrights Union of Canada, 54 Wolseley St., 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1A5, Canada, telephone 416-703 0201, fax 416-703 0059, email@example.com.
• Cited in Play Index 1973-1977: An Index to 3,848 Plays, edited by Estelle A. Fidell (New York: The H. W. Wilson Company, 1978), ISSN 0554-3037, LCCN 64-1054, p. 227.
• Cited in The Brock Bibliography of Published Canadian Plays in English 1766-1978, edited by Anton Wagner (Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Playwrights Press, 1980). ISBN 0-88754-157-7, ISBN 0-88754-155-0.
Rip (m), husband; _____ (m), _____; _____ (m), boy, _____; Christine (f), wife.
“Alienated from each other early in their marriage, Christine and Rip have been unable to lend each other the mutual support they needed in times of stress. The result is spiritual death.”—Brock. § Another Synopsis “A look at the fifty years of Rip and Christine’s life together, from youth and marriage even unto death.”—Tub By James W. Nichol, http://www.puc.ca/cgi-bin/puc/catalogue.cgi?function=play_details&Plays_uid=2100.
• Premiered at Stratford Theatre Workshop, 1969.—Brock, 241.
• “Biography: James Nichol writes for stage, radio and television. He has been playwright-in-residence at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, and now lives in Toronto with his family.”—James W. Nichol, http://www.puc.ca/cgi-bin/puc/catalogue.cgi?function=detail&Authors_uid=372, accessed August 29, 2001.
alienation, death, marriage, symbiosis, youth.