PLAYS/ADAPTATIONS by Holly L. Derr
A collection of short Internet Plays.
Hamlet: Fall of the Sparrow, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet set inside a video game.
As Long as Fear Can Turn to Wrath, an adaptation of selected chapters of John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath
American Medea, using the structure and characters of Euripides’ play with text from the letters, trials, and news coverage of Susan Smith, Andrea Yates, Darlie Routier, and Deborah Green
Speak, an adaptation of the novel by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Time of Your Life (original musical adaptation), based on the play by William Saroyan
Anatomy of Isabelle: A Reconstructed Production, a documentary production chronicling unfinished work on a production of New Anatomies (Timberlake Wertenbaker’s play about Isabelle Eberhardt, an early 20th-Century European traveler who converted to Islam and lived among the Sufi Mystics of North Africa), which was interrupted by the tragedy of 9/11
In the Penal Colony, an adaptation of Franz Kafka’s short story
Monsieur X: Here Called Pierre Rabier, an adaptation of the Marguerite Duras memoir, War
Hundreds of Collisions, an original piece based on the theories of John Cage
Doors, an autobiographical piece based on the theories of Thadeusz Kantor