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COLLECTED PLAYS OF DANIEL CURZON (Volume I)
COLLECTED PLAYS OF DANIEL CURZON (Volume I)
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Plays from 1977 to 1983. Includes Sex Show and "Beer and Rhubarb Pie" and "Last Call" about SEX SHOW: Comedy Madness Nominated for Best Script, San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle (1977) "One of the best pieces of theater entertainment running in the Bay Area." – San Francisco Bay Guardian "Often funny, always irreverent, exceptionably well presented." – Bay Area Reporter "Well directed, actors lively and engaging." – San Francisco Chronicle "Highly recommended." – The Sentinel   about "Beer and Rhubarb Pie"  [The one-act version was first produced by Theatre Rhinoceros, San Francisco, 1980]“An important success.” (Best of 1980)— Robert Chesley, San Francisco Bay Guardian “A sure sign of the growth of gay theatre.”— Mark Topkin, Bay Area Reporter “Sensitive and often witty,...
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Plays from 1977 to 1983.

Includes Sex Show and "Beer and Rhubarb Pie" and "Last Call"

about SEX SHOW: Comedy Madness

Nominated for Best Script, San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle (1977)

"One of the best pieces of theater entertainment running in the Bay Area." – San Francisco Bay

Guardian

"Often funny, always irreverent, exceptionably well presented." – Bay Area Reporter


"Well directed, actors lively and engaging." – San Francisco Chronicle

"Highly recommended." – The Sentinel

 

about "Beer and Rhubarb Pie"  [The one-act version was first produced by Theatre Rhinoceros, San Francisco, 1980]“An important success.” (Best of 1980)— Robert Chesley, San Francisco Bay Guardian “A sure sign of the growth of gay theatre.”— Mark Topkin, Bay Area Reporter “Sensitive and often witty, Beer and Rhubarb Pie contains scenes charged with buriedhostilities and the heat of sexual tension.”— Dean Goodman, KEST-AM “. . . eloquent in its simplicity and contributes to a richer understanding of gay life.”— San Francisco Sentinel “It was one of best readings that GPC [Gay Performances Company, NYC] ever did." — GPC Producers, 1990 (longer version)

About "LAST CALL"

“The best-written, and most professionally produced, is “Last Call,” by Daniel Curzon, directed by Ed Decker.” — San Francisco Chronicle 

“Between Curzon’s play and . . . you can have a fun evening of theater . . .”— Coming Up 

“The play, though short, is like spun gold.” —KQED-FM

  “The most vivid of these brief theatre-pieces . . . has to be Daniel Curzon’s Last Call, performed under the auspices of One Act’s Playwright’s Theatre with the capable direction of Ed Decker.—The San Francisco Paper “

. . .permits jarring truths to be presented in a palatable, highly entertaining perspective.”—Bay Area Reporter 

Performed as part of National Endowment for the Arts Grant—KPFA-FM

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About daniel

Wrote Something You Do in the Dark, the first gay protest novel. Winner of the 1999 National New Play Contest for Godot Arrives. Included here is an Annotated List of Available Plays by the author   + Cat Talk Cartoons

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Published Reviews

Jan.31.2008

"Love him or hate him, Curzon has always

been a provocateur, a curmudgeon, and above

all a true independent, calling it as he sees it

without fear or favour.  . . . a wicked memoir...

Feb.12.2008

"Daniel Curzon is central and essential to the history of our community's culture." -- Doric Wilson