PLAYS BY(summary of )
INQUEST The United States v. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. Alan Schneider’s great Broadway production with James Whitmore, George Grizzard and Anne Jackson.
CIRCE & BRAVO Harold Pinter’s London production with Faye Dunaway as an American First Lady held captive, was hailed in England and America.
VETERANS DAY Called a “near masterpiece… of distinguished, moving and morally eloquent writing” by the London Times. With Jack Lemmon and Michael Gambon.
HOUSE OF NIXON (Trilogy)
SECRET HONOR A one-
THE MYSTERIOUS MRS. NIXON A poignant character study with Pat Nixon entering the stage as her husband exits in the SECRET HONOR.
AMERICAN ILIAD Final play of the trilogy continues the myth of Richard Nixon as he travels in his mind through the 20th century and on to the new millennium with old values struggling to survive.
THE WHITE CROW: EICHMANN IN JERUSALEM Adolph Eichmann in Jerusalem for the trial of the Century. Sparked “controversy and raves” in Germany and America. (text of play)
ALFRED & VICTORIA (A LIFE) A two generation duel depicting a mythic version of the sensational sex and murder scandal, “The Bloomingdale Affair.”
IS HE STILL DEAD? The last days of James and Nora Joyce before the Nazis drove them from France. Julie Harris in a famous interpretation of Nora Joyce.
THE QUARTERED MAN The madness and death of a CIA officer operating in Central America in the 1980s.
JULIEN SOREL An adaptation of Stendhal’s classic The Red and the Black. The adulterous passion of a mature, bourgeois woman fulfilled, finally, by a young peasant, educated and driven by his political fantasies.
SOKRATES MUST DIE A dynamic revision of the trial and death of Sokrates, set against his love for the independent and passionate spirit of his wife, Xanthippe.
DEVIL’S ADVOCATE Capture and agonizing struggle between General Manuel Noriega and Archbishop Laboa on Christmas Eve, Panama 1989.
HOW SHALL WE BE SAVED? This moral thriller unfolds as a mysterious man and woman meet for a tryst on a bench in the garden of an anonymous luxury hotel.
PATIENT NO. 1 The year is 2010, the place an elite psychiatric clinic, the Patient No. 1 is — the ex-
“Patient No. 1 is a powerful, disturbing and continually gripping drama which caused me to weep for America.” Ronald Harwood
HAMLET (IN REHEARSAL) “Donald Freed’s stage version of HAMLET (IN REHEARSAL) unearths a buried play within the play within the play in which a guilt-
TOMORROW world premiere, Rogue Machine Theatre, Los Angeles: A brilliant young actress, and an immortal Diva, search for the secret soul of Lady MacBeth.
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|Body of Work|
|Summary of Plays|
|Letter to Donald|
|Master Class for Writers|
|Summer Class in France|
|Current and Future Productions|
|Debt of Honor Preview|
|Donald Freed Teaching|
|Birthday Tribute Video|
|A Moment of Truth - If You Were She|
|Debt of Honor Premiere|
|France Summer Intensives|
|Current and Future Events|