The following are links to more information regarding David Budbill’s plays:

 




A SONG FOR MY FATHER

A SONG FOR MY FATHER is a memory play inside the mind and heart of Randy Wolf, Frank Wolf’s son. It takes place in Cleveland, Ohio, from 1915 to 1998. Read More ...


JUDEVINE: A Play in Two Acts

Through a collection of lyrically beautiful and compelling portraits of ordinary people, by turns raucous and bawdy, delicate and painful, intensely funny, loving and angry, the characters in JUDEVINE reveal to us the survival strength in the oppressed and hurt. Read More ...


JUDEVINE: A Play in Three Acts

JUDEVINE: IN THREE ACTS spans two decades, from 1970 to 1990, and is structured so as to provide more of a consistent and traditional through-line, thus it is a bit less experimental in its form than JUDEVINE: IN TWO ACTS. Read More ...


He behests ye go and please, to Bethlehem go see.

TWO FOR CHRISTMAS

Mak, a sheep thief, steals a lamb from three shepherds and takes it home to his cantankerous wife, Gil. When the shepherds arrive at Mak's cottage in hot pursuit, Gil puts the lamb in the cradle and jumps into bed herself pretending she has just had a baby. Read More ...


LITTLE ACTS OF KINDNESS

LITTLE ACTS OF KINDNESS is a series of scenes, events, encounters, little acts, set in a city park about the little joys and great sorrows in the lives of the ordinary souls who pass through and inhabit this particular park. Read More ...


THINGY WORLD!

THINGY WORLD! or HOW WE GOT TO WHERE WE ARE exposes America's self-centered, all consuming materialistic way of life and how it has created a culture of waste and destruction which in turn has helped create climate change and global warming. Read More ...


WHILE WE’VE STILL GOT FEET

While We've Still Got Feet is a continuation of the Judevine Mountain poems begun with Moment to Moment: Poems of a Mountain Recluse (Copper Canyon Press, 1999) which was chosen by Booklistas one of the ten best books of poetry for 1999. Read More ...


MANNEQUINS’ DEMISE

MANNEQUINS' DEMISE, David's first play, a one-act, written under Eugène Ionesco's influence, was first performed in New York City in 1965, and in many places since then in the United States and Europe. An "absurdist" drama in eight scenes, about . . . silence . . . words . . . noise . . . what? Baker’s Plays of Boston originally published MANNEQUINS’ DEMISE. Read More ...