(I confess….that's me in the photo but circa 1980s.)
I was born in Berkeley and currently live in Winters, California.
I am making available a play that I wrote several years ago.
If you choose to read this play, it is best to view the script on a full computer screen. Because of the play's format and various fonts, it is not recommended to view on a handheld device.
It should be understood that I am NOT asking for royalties or payment of any kind. However, your theater company must be a non-profit.
I will also send a CD of the music at no cost.
I merely want to see the play that I wrote produced.
This play has received several region awards and has been staged over 100 times by 9 different theater companies across the United States.
Email me any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Have fun with it.
Who ARE you anyway?
My name is Bruce Guelden. I was born in Berkeley and raised in the Bay Area. I now live in Winters, California. I am a relatively nice guy, but I do drink and smoke too much. I was once the vice-mayor of our small town…then they got wise and voted me out. I live with my dog Max... pending a court order of custody.
Are you really allowing the production of your play without cost?
Yes. I have never received compensation for the production of The Great American Western. I am the sole author and this play has a copywrite and is published. It has been performed over 100 times by 9 theater companies. I will encourage and assist any theater company in the staging of this play. I do require that there be a written understanding between myself and the theater company. This agreement is mostly to protect The Play from wild editing by the director or actors. If you choose to read this play, I would encourage you to download the script on a full computer screen. Because of the format of the script (and various fonts), it is difficult to read on a hand-held device. Also, the script found on Barnes & Noble and Smashwords is not the most current, up-to-date, and new and improved script. I make edits every few months to keep up with current pop culture trends and political news. I have recently injected a few lines concerning Donald and Hillary. Send me an email and I will send back a script that is not "dated". If you have an interest, please contact me. Bruce Guelden (530) 795-4919 email@example.com
This is a full length play written specifically for community theater. Any non-profit theater may produce it without royalties.
(It is best read on a full size screen because of the fonts and format)
This play has won several regional awards and has been staged over 100 times. It is an edgy, politically incorrect musical that pokes fun at politicians, government, and pop culture.
Have fun with it.