Blues Bland
Plymouth, MN

Plays

by Blues Bland

Jim, a newly hired shift supervisor in a large conventions center confronts the ongoing tension of the staff he supervises. His tenure is tested by the machinations of three senior line staff that run an illegal operation out of the center. Will Jim be able to make the changes in the staff he envisions or will the revelation of the darker agenda and motivations of the ring leaders force him  out?

 

Cast:
Jim: Late 30’s, Caucasian, shift supervisor. Roth: Early 50’s, Caucasian, senior supervisor. Arnie: 40ish, line staff. Louise: Early 40’s, line staff, lesbian. Lee: Mid 30’s, Asian, shift supervisor. Teague: African-American, convention coordinator. Bertha: Late 30’s, line staff, union steward, overweight Alice: Late 20’s, line staff, attractive, prostitute for Louise. Calvin: Late 30’s, line staff, African-American Sam: Early 30’s, line staff. Jasmine: Mid 20’s, line staff, lesbian.
by Blues Bland

Cliff a talent agent and Svetlana an artist about to install her 1st show, are a New York couple who enjoy their successes which includes a polyamorous lifestyle. They contemplate the inclusion of a third person, Daphne, to become part of a triad with them. Conflicting events with a former lover and a gallery curator will help determine its outcome.

Cast:
CLIFF Late 30’s SVETLANA Mid 30’s DAPHNE Early 30’s AUDREY Mid 20’s ENRIGHT Late 50’s
by Blues Bland

Everett and Sharon, an unmarried couple struggle with Everett’s depression while trying to properly raise their son, Josh.

Cast:
Everett: Middle to late 40’s. Sharon: Late 40s to early 50s. Josh: Mid-teens.
by Blues Bland

The confrontation between a serial killer and his victim takes an unexpected turn towards redemption and an act of love.

Cast:
HE: Late 30’s to early 40’s. SHE: Mid 30’s.
by Blues Bland

Siblings gather after the funeral of a sister. Unexpectedly the oldest, a brother, arrives, who has been estranged from the family for years. During the course of a night and a day old wounds reappear and secrets revealed that will change all involved.

Cast:
Vicky: Mid 50’s. Fairly attractive in a used life kind of way. Former stripper, former topless dancer, former escort. She has a cynical edge. Morgan: Early 50’s. Burly. Handsome. Has white hair from hepatitis. Is a hedonist A bully with a temper. Cass: Late 50’s. Thin, drawn, quiet, sad looking. Grey hair not well kept. Kept demons inside. Tries to be the placater. Frank: Early 60’s. Fairly well educated & world wise. Undercurrent of self-doubt. He wants to enlighten others but is held back by his own demons.