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A Dress for
Mona

Written & Directed

by Mark Perry

 

Originally Produced:

March 28 - 6, 2003

Durham Arts Council, PSI Theatre

120 Morris St., Durham, NC

 

Shiraz, Iran 1982. Fanaticism runs rampant in the streets, and Mona, as a Baha'i—a member of Iran’s largest religious minority—is the fanatic’s prime target. Based on a true story, this is a story of one teenager's capacity to love in the face of fierce persecution.

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On the Rooftop
with Bill Sears

Written & Performed by Mark Perry
Directed by J. Chachula

 

Originally Produced:

April 15-25, 2004

Durham Arts Council, PSI Theatre

120 Morris St., Durham, NC

 

His life is a dream-come-true, but whose dream is it? Follow 1950s TV personality Bill Sears as he unravels the secret of a childhood vision and realizes the unyielding demands of a true calling.  

 

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Play Contest

2003-04

 

 

Junior Youth
Program
Durham, NC 2005-06

 

 

Kristin Lengowski Children's Theatre Carrboro, NC 2007

 

 

 The 2003 and 2004 Drama Circle Playwriting Contests

(We hope to resume sponsoring this contest in the future)

Winner of the 2003 Drama Circle Playwriting Contest

A Perfect English
Gentleman

 by Kurt Asplund

 

The life of Dr. Henry Weller of Cambridge, England is changed forever by the apocalyptic events of mid-19th century Persia. Henry must not only confront the barbarism of a backward and superstitious land, but he must find his way through the morass of uncertainty when his core beliefs are challenged by radical new ideas.

 

This script is available

in our Script Library.

Winner of the 2004 Drama Circle Playwriting Contest

Philemon

 by Brett Hone

 

A young African man struggles to reconcile the Traditional religion and healing practices of his father with the medicine and worldview brought by Western Civilization. When the proponents of both sides move to consolidate their power in his village, tragedy ensues. 'Philemon' is a powerful dramatization of the struggle between faith and reason. 

 

This script is available

in our Script Library.