Elizabeth and her friend hattie are whiling away the time folding laundry, watching tv, sipping bourbon and coke, and gossiping about the many open secrets which are so much a part of smalltown life. Join facebook to connect with mcclure james and others you may know. He was born in alexandria, louisiana and grew up in shreveport where he was educated by the jesuits. Worlds largest play database search by castsize and genre free new plays ezine bringing you the best first find plays scripts musicals and downloads up to 50% discount. Wars were presented offbroadway in 1979 after having been. Here are the 37 states where marijuana paraphernalia is. Jack mcclure is the main character in a series of spy fiction novels written by bestselling american novelist, eric van lustbader. Amazon calculates a products star ratings using a machine learned model instead of a raw data average. This oneact play takes place in the cluttered backyard of a smalltown texas bar roy, a. See all books authored by james mcclure, including the steam pig, and snake, and more on. Avoid wherever possible surface shtick, treat every one of these characters as a human being, and let the lines themselves provide all the laughs. The acme theatre had different directors for each play j. Marcia lynn mcclure books list of books by author marcia. They are joined by the selfrighteous amy lee who, among other tidbits, cant.
James mcclure has 26 books on goodreads with 2765 ratings. Written by james mcclure and directed by pete mcelligott, lone star is a rollicking exploration of male identity. The elephant theatre company presents lone star by james mcclure and directed by david fofi at the zephyr on melrose through may 7, 2017. It is the perfect storm of impeccable acting, authentic portrayals, dynamite direction, memorable characters, and a seldom produced play that makes lone star where theatre lives since 2006. He obtained a bfa degree from southern methodist university in dallas, texas, and subsequently studied at the pacific. Roy, a brawny, macho type who had once been a local highschool hero, is back in town after a hitch in vietnam and trying to reestablish his position in the community. Lone star by james mcclure paperback first edition. This years competing shows include james mcclure s lone star from tupelo, miss. There are these great places called libraries from whom you can borrow copies of books and plays wow.
On the verge, or geography of yearning, eric overmyer orphans, lyle kessler. But in a sense, since james mcclure s people all seem to revolve about it in so many ways, the lone star of the play could be that pink 1959 convertible that roy brucerobert serafin, back with ugly memories from nam, has driven into the ground yet cannot bear to part with. City park players presentation of james mclures lonestar jhavens71. Revisiting a personal apocalypse behind a texas bar in lone star. Lone star by james mclure meet your next favorite book. Uncle vanya, anton chekhov the revenge of the space pandas, david mamet fool for love, sam shepard the marriage of bette and boo, christopher durang elizabeth at 33. Its angels bar, a goodoleboy hangout in maynard, texas with bales of hay, beer bottles, an outline of the lone star state on a door and graffiti on the walls. We definitely have a wide variety of shows, said david cockerell, communications director of the fort worth, texasbased aact. Lone star laundry and bourbon, james mcclure season 2 198788. Lone star publishing is an imprint of event horizon publishing group. One act, comedy lone star is an uproarious comedy about two bawdily rambunctious.
The author began publication of jack mcclure books in 2008 when first daughter the first novel in the series was published. James howe mcclure 9 october 1939, johannesburg, south africa 17 june 2006, oxford, england was a british author and journalist best known for his kramer and zondi mysteries set in south africa. Maybe you have knowledge that, people have see numerous times for their favorite books later than this lone star james mclure script, but end taking place in harmful downloads. Sue loncar, marianne galloway, and marisa diotalevi in laundry and. This play is about two brothers roy and ray who are out behind the local bar drinking. Short film adaptation of a scene from the play lonestar written by james mclure roy lyndon tagliati ray josh parnell directed by peter kalos. But even though 8 states have legalized recreational use and another 22 allow medical marijuana, the vast majority of states still have laws on the books prohibiting cannabis paraphernalia like bongs, pipes, cultivation equipment and other materials used. Joined by his younger brother, ray who worships him, roy sets about consuming a case of beer while regaling ray with tales of his military. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He became interested in acting in high school, performing in shakespearean plays. James mclure playwright who wrote lone star mclures plays lone star, set behind a smalltown texas bar, and pvt. A comedy in one act is one such playa humorous production that depicts roy, a returned vietnam vet and wayward husband, drinking bottles of lone star beer in his lonestarstate hometown. Lone star by james mcclure at the thirteenth street repertory.
Author division james mcclure is composed of 2 distinct authors, divided by their works. The machine learned model takes into account factors including. The actors deliver james mcclure s wellcrafted dialogue with complete authenticity. Part of the texas two step i read this with my chinese students. Written in the late 1970s, james mclures laundry and bourbon and lone star quickly became favorites in regional and community theatre, and although each play can beand often isperformed as a standalone one act, they interlock in numerous ways and are more often performed together to create a full evenings entertainment. James mcclure was born and raised in south africa and educated in pietermaritzburg, natal, at scottsville school 194751, cowan house 1952. Former dallas playwright james mclure has died by jerome weeks 18 feb 2011. Sweet charity music by cy coleman book by neil simon. Texasborn playwright james mclure 19512011, achieved a. Lone star is an uproarious comedy about two bawdily rambunctious texas. The complete series list for lone star country club numbered. The oneact comedy, presented by nine theatricals in association with genesis repertory, is set in the 70s and focuses on a machoman trying to regain his life after serving in vietnam. During the two years since his return, roy tries to recapture life before vietnam but bemoans the fact that he cannot seem to get anything. During the two years since his return, roy tries to.
Wars and wild oats, died thursday in marina del rey. Discover book depositorys huge selection of james mcclure books online. A couple of centuries ago, i had the great pleasure of performing the role of cletis in james mcclures lone star in the backyard of narduccis restaurant in east bako, he wrote in an email. The creative team has done a terrific job of bringing the lone star to the stage. This oneact play takes place in the cluttered backyard of a smalltown texas bar roy, a brawny, macho type who had once been a local highschool hero, is back in town after a hitch in vietnam, and trying to reestablish his position in the community. James mcclure books list of books by author james mcclure. Below is a list of ken mcclures books in order of when they were originally released. A comedy in one act acting edition for theater productions 9780822206859. City park players presentation of james mclures lonestar. The first time i saw lone star was in michael shurtleffs class back in the early 80 with judson vaughn, ray powers, and someone else whose name escapes me. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Ray trys to act cool and call vietnam nam big mistake it leads roy into a drunkin rage. James mclure, a playwright whose southern roots were reflected in the loquacious, mostly comic but not necessarily southern characters he created in plays like lone star, pvt. James valcq and fred alley based on the film by lee david zioloff born yesterday by garson kanin.
The play takes place in the cluttered backyard of a smalltown texas bar. At the time i thought it was good but after training with other legit acting teachers i can see its very broad. Go to the disambiguation page to edit author name combination and separation. Directed by cynthia hestand produced by contemporary theatre of dallas. James mcclure the marijuana legalization movement is gaining momentum across the country. Texas lone star reading lists, kids book awards, books. James mclure, a playwright whose southern roots were reflected in the loquacious, mostly comic but not necessarily southern characters he.
Eu jacksonville newspaper events, sports, concerts. The southern methodist university graduate, who died thursday, was best known for his paired offbroadway hits from the late 70searly 80s, lone star and. Founded in 1997, has become a leading book price comparison site. August 5, 1951 february 17, 2011 was an american playwright. When reading or performing this play you can not help but to laugh. The osterman weekend sleep no more night work star island hot blooded laidlaw suture self. Director janice goldberg has paced both plays well. James mcclure 1 james mcclure 1 primary author only james mcclure disambiguation author division james mcclure is composed of 2 distinct authors, divided by their works. A couple of centuries ago, i had the great pleasure of performing the role of cletis in james mcclure s lone star in the backyard of narduccis restaurant in east bako, he wrote in an email. Wars, the story of three young vietnam veterans in a hospital. North of beautiful by justina chen, the maze runner by james dashner, graceling by kristin cashore, when you rea. Feb 23, 2011 james mclure, a playwright whose southern roots were reflected in the loquacious, mostly comic but not necessarily southern characters he created in plays like lone star, pvt. Lone star by james mclure is by far one of the best plays ever written. James mcclure is an actor, known for doctor who 1963, eastenders 1985 and the walls of jericho 1981.
Boys ranch has 21 entries in the series overdrive rakuten overdrive borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. A comedy in one act is one such playa humorous production that depicts roy, a returned vietnam vet and wayward husband, drinking bottles of lone star beer in his lone star state hometown. Ken mcclure became a published author in 1985 with the novel anvil agreement as ken begg. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. Acces pdf lone star james mclure script lone star james mclure script thank you unconditionally much for downloading lone star james mclure script. And if the local library doesnt have the desired book on their shelves they all offer a service called interlibrary loan which allows you to get the desired book through some. The setting is the front porch of roy and elizabeths home in maynard, texas, on a hot summer afternoon. Scene from play lone star by james mclure 2007 on vimeo. Roy, a brawny, macho type who had once been a local highschool hero, is back in town after a hitch in. The complete series list for lone star wesley ellis. Lone star country club numbered series in order fictiondb. This is scene from play lone star by james mclure 2007 by john dion on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. The first time i saw lone star was in michael shurtleffs class back in the early 80 with judson vaughn.813 505 586 639 192 465 394 750 131 1246 470 259 1093 158 483 476 1455 657 402 20 285 1514 58 266 765 94 1302 563 1178 477 1464 565 1367 299 687 1148 747 739 100 1321 906 1137 1101