The  written works and plays of author and actor Robert Michael Morris available January 1, 2011

COMPLETED PLAYS

Sing Me A Song in an Alien Land

A Line of Bees

Sunday Drive

Big Gods, Little Gods

A Hydra Has Many Heads

Antigone (adaptation)

Flowers for a Lexington Lady

Something for the Birds

There is No Tragedy in Thebes

Funeral Arrangements

Lip Service 1 (musical)

The Perpetual Profession Class

The Son of John Travolta

The Habit of Perfection

On Broadway (one act)

The Hamlet Complex

Mickey and Babs

All the Kingdoms of the Earth

Interior Decoration

What a Birthday's For?

Rampart Street Liturgies

On Broadway: A Concert and a Comedy
(script and score)

A Different Kind of Vision

The Beanie Weenies

D.L.R.C.

Sanctifying Grace

A Handful of Queens

The Caribbean Miser (adaptation)

The Crucixion of Jan the 1st

Lip Service 2 (musical)

Conversions

Waiting in Graceland

The Final Days of the Last Contessa

Consul

Unfamiliar Miracles

Fra Angelico's Haloes (10 min)

The Enigma of Green (10 min)

Blood from a Stone (10 min)

A Fine Line (10 min)

The Fist Lady of the American Theatre
(10 min)

Betty and Chess (10 min)

Magificent Magnani (one woman show)

Washington Monument (one woman show)

Breaking Up Is Not Hard To DO (10 min)

A Copse of Birch (10 min)

Don't Feed the Animals (10 min)

Putting It All At Risk

The Cat is Out of the Bag (10 min)

The Center of the Universe (10 min)

Oedipus Glen Ross

The Lady in the Big Pink Hat (monologue)

By George (monologue)

Man of Stone

Our Lady of Beverly Hills

Revenge of the Greeks

A Serpent's Tooth

Men of Distinction

Judith in the Tent of Halofernes

Four Old Queens Sitting on a Porch (one act)

Divine Sarah (musical)

Taking Care of Mother

Carpe Diem

Dividing Up Mother

Bringing Out the Beauty

The Unkindest Cut of All

Too Much of Everything

Christmas with the Tomchecks

Appalachian Spring

Dreams of Sal Mineo

Sitwells Sub Rosa

J & &: A Love Story

Gertrude, Queen of Denmark

The Rustle of Silk, The Silence of Lace

Goodbye, Until We Meet Again

Harry Chin and the Hong Kong Tong Musical
(script and score)

 

AWARDS

Finalist

Hinton Battle Playreading Competition,
2005

Rampart Street Liturgies

Third Place

Beverly Hills Theatre Guild/
Julie Harris Playwriting Competition,
2004

Man of Stone

First Place

Ohio Theatre Alliance Competition,
1996

A Handful of Queens

Semi-Finalist

- 10th out of 580

National Play Award, 1990-91

Rampart Street Liturgies

5th Place

- out of 100 top selected
scripts submitted. (597
total submissons.)
First Place in Stage Play Category.

Writer's Digest Writing Competition,
1998

D.L.R.C. -
Down Line Rural Coupling

Finalist

Siena College Playwright's Competition,
1988

D.L.R.C. -
Down Line Rural Coupling

Finalist

Dalton Little Theatre New Projects
Competition, 1988

A Different Kind of Vision

Finalist

National Playwright's Competition,
Mercyhurst College, 1988

A Different Kind of Vision
Interior Decoration

Semi-Finalist

Julie Hams Beverly Hiss Playwriting
Competition, 1988

A Different Kind of Vision

Finalist

West Coast Ensemble One Act
Competition, 1987

A Line of Bees

First Prize

Femdale Repertory New Plays
Competition, 1987

Mickey & Babs

Finalist

The Bam Theatre 10 Annual Playwriting Competition, 1986

Rampart Street Liturgies

Winner

Pittsburgh Playwright's Festival, 1986

A Line of Bees

Finalist

National Playwriting Competition, 1983

Mickey & Babs

Semi-Finalist

CAPS Playwriting Competition, 1982

The Hamlet Complex

Semi-Finalist

Forest A. Roberts: Shiras Institute
Playwriting Award, 1980

Big Gods, Little Gods

Third Prize

National One Act Playwriting
Competition, 1978, At Rise Magazine

There is no Tragedy
in Thebes

Winner

Catholic University of America, 1969
- student competition

Sunday Drive

Board of Governor's
Award for Playwriting

Erie Theatre Arts Institute, 1974-75

 

Shubert Fellowship
in Playwriting

Catholic University of America, 1969-70

 

Alpha Psi Omega
Award

Gannon University Chapter, 1976-1977

 

PLAYS PRODUCED

Lip Service

San Gabriel Mission High School

San Gabriel, CA - 2004

The Miracle of Christmas

San Gabriel Mission High School

San Gabriel, CA - 2004

The Miracle of Christmas

San Gabriel Mission High School

San Gabriel, CA - 2003

The Miracle of Christmas

St. Matthais High School

Downey, CA - 2002

The Miracle of Christmas

St. Peter's Cathedral

Erie, PA - 1998

The Caribbean Miser

Mercyhurst College

Erie, PA - 1998

Lip Service. Part 2

Mercyhurst College

Erie, PA - 1998

Harry Chin & the Hong
Kong Tong Musical

Sarah Reed Children's Center

Erie, PA - 1997

Lip Service

McDowell High School

Erie, PA - 1994

Big Gods, Little Gods

Urbana University

Urbana, OH - 1994

Sunday Drive

Urbana University

Urbana, OH - 1993

Lip Service

Urbana University

Urbana, OH - 1993

On Broadway

Urbana University

Urbana, OH - 1993

There Is No Tragedy
in Thebes

Urbana University

Urbana, OH - 1992

Harry Chin & the Hong
Kong Tong Musical

Urbana University

Urbana, OH - 1992

An American Scrapbook

Solar Productions

New York, NY - 1991

Waiting in Graceland

Urbana University

Urbana, OH - 1991

A Line of Bees

Urbana University

Urbana, OH - 1991

An American Scrapbook

Urbana University

Urbana, OH - 1990

Mickey & Babs

Femdale Repertory Co.

Femdale, CA - 1988

A Line of Bees

Famous Rider Cultural Center

Pittsburgh, PA - 1986

An American Scrapbook

Gannon University

Erie, PA - 1983

Sunday Drive

Erie Arts Council

Erie, PA - 1981

A Line of Bees

State University of New York
Theatre Association & University-Wide
Committee on the Arts

Albany, NY - 1979

Something for the Birds

Royal Court Repertory

New York, NY - 1978

A Line of Bees

Royal Court Repertory

New York, NY - 1991

There Is No Tragedy
in Thebes

Gannon University

Erie, PA - 1977

Lip Service

Hidden Valley Dinner Theatre

Harborcreek, PA - 1977

Lip Service

Briarcliff Manor School

Briarcliff Manor, NY - 1977

Lip Service

Harbourcreek High School

Harborcreek, PA - 1977

Lip Service

Gannon University

Erie, PA - 1976

A Line of Bees

Gannon University

Erie, PA - 1976

Flowers for a Lexington
Lady

Gannon University

Erie, PA - 1975

Antigone

Gannon University

Erie, PA - 1974

New Players, Old Games

Gannon University

Erie, PA - 1973

A Line of Bees

Gannon University

Erie, PA - 1972

 

 

 

 

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