Plays by Terry Lawrence

member Dramatists Guild of America

On Rosenstrasse 

Music by Max Kinberg     Libretto by Terry Lawrence

Characters: 8 women

Based on true story of the women's protest at Rosenstrasse

that saved 1,700 Jews.

Scott

Characters:  4 men, 2 women

Drama of man returning from war, his marriage, his PTSD--based on MacBeth.

Staged Reading:  The Williow Theatre, Boca Raton, November, 2011

Women Drivers

Characters: 6 women

Produced by The Women's Theater Project, Fort Lauderdale, Oct. 2011

Speaking Elephant

Two elderly elephants need to be sent to a sanctuary

but will the zoo let them go?

Characters:  3 women

Produced by The Women's Theatre Project, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2009

Nominated for Best New Work, the Carbonell Awards

Nominated for Pulitzer Prize


On Rosenstrasse, a musical

Music by Max Kinberg, book and lyrics by Terry Lawrence

A true story based on Gentile women married to Jewish men

in Berlin in 1943 and how their non-violent protest freed 1700 men

Characters:  8 women

Original Production, titled Rosenstrasse, at The Theatre Rep, North Hollywood, CA, 2005

Nominated for Best New Musical of 2005 by LA Stage Ovation Awards

Revised reading at Long Beach Playhouse, 2007

Major revision and new title, 2009





The Last Call


A true story based on two Irish fishermen trapped on a cliff
and how their rescuers try to keep in touch with them and each other
on cell phones, radios, and in person

Characters:  4 men, 5 women
Produced at Old Town Playhouse, Traverse City, Michigan, 2006




The Mummy

The discovery of the tomb of the Pharoah Queen of Egypt, Hatshepsut,
and the deaths that follow.

Characters:  5 men, 1 woman
Produced at Old Town Playhouse, Traverse City, Michigan, 2004




Rosenstrasse


A true story based on Gentile women married to Jewish men
in Berlin, 1943 and how their non-violent protest saved 1700 men.

Won the 2000 Jane Chambers Award.  Staged Reading Washington, D.C.
Produced at:

Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois
Jewish Community Theatre, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Dreamwell Theatre, Iowa City
Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan
Florida Central Community College, Ocala, Florida
Slippery Rock University, Pennsylvania
Old Town Playhouse, Traverse City, Michigan




To Jerusalem
   Judas visits Jesus in jail the night before the crucifixion
with a plan for escape.


Characters:  3 men
Produced at:  Old Town Playhouse, Traverse City, Michigan
    Travelled to four sites over 2 years
Dreamwell Theatre, Iowa City, Iowa











Comedy of a woman driving instructor and what she learns.