Composers and their stage works 

Constance S. Congdon

Born in Rock Rapids, Iowa, 26 November 1944

Stage Plays:

  1. Gilgamesh (produced 1977).
  2. Fourteen Brilliant Colors (produced 1977).
  3. The Bride (produced 1980).
  4. Native American (produced 1984).
  5. No Mercy (produced 1986). 1985
  6. The Gilded Age, adaptation of the novel by Mark Twain (produced 1986).
  7. Raggedy Ann and Andy (for children), adaptation of the books by Johnny Gruelle, music by Hiram Titus (produced 1987).
  8. A Conversation with Georgia O'Keeffe (produced 1987).
  9. Tales of the Lost Formicans (produced 1988). 1990.
  10. Rembrandt Takes a Walk (for children), adaptation of the book by Mark Strand and Red Grooms (produced 1989)
  11. Casanova (produced 1989)
  12. Time Out of Time (produced 1990)
  13. Mother Goose (for children), music by Hiram Titus (produced 1990)
  14. The Miser, adaptation of the play by Molière (produced 1990)
  15. Madeline's Rescue (for children), adaptation of the book by Ludwig Bemelmans, music by Mel Marvin (produced 1990)
  16. Beauty and the Beast (for children; produced 1992).

Critical Studies:

  • "An Interview with Constance Congdon" by Nancy Klementowski and Sonja Kuftinec, in Studies in American Drama, vol 4, 1989;

  • "Constance Congdon: A Playwright Whose Time Has Come" by Susan Hussey, in Organica, Winter 1990;

  • "Trying to Find a Culture: An Interview with Connie Congdon" by Lisa Wilde, in Yale/Theatre, vol.22 no.1, Winter 1990;

  • article by Craig Gholson, in Bomb, Fall 1991;

  • "Connie's Casanova" by M. Elizabeth Osborn, in Theatre Week, June 3-9, 1991.