​​​​​ANTHONY E. GALLO
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THE LAST DAYS OF KING SOLOMON

A TWO ACT DRAMA BY ANTHONY E. GALLO

  

This two-act “black comedywith a little slapstick” is about doubt and faith during the latter days of King Solomon,
long-time ruler of militarily and economically powerful Israel.The legendary monarch, who
holds together a diverse Nation by shrewd domestic and foreign marriages, has lost God’s favor.
He is the laughing stock of the nation because he supposedly can not even see the temple he built
. Foreign countries wait to attack the borders, and the twelve tribes of Israel
are at odds.  Division and conflict everywhere! What will become of this world?   
Lust, greed, pomposity, seduction, perversion, revenge, betrayal, insanity, deception,
horses, lies, murder,drink, theft, cannabis, idolatry, political instability, and excess
wives play a role.    One character thinks all this might be troublesome. Many suggest
that The Last Days of King Solomon makes for a good Midrash.


PRODUCTION HISTORY

  1. January 2013, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Staged Reading
  2. February 2014  Knollwood, Staged Reading
  3. March 2013    Lincolnia,  Staged Reading
  4. March 2013    Greenspring, Staged Reading
  5. November 2009,  National Press Club,  Staged Reading
  6. November 2009, Dramatists Guild, Staged Reading
  7. September 2009, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,
  8. Staged Reading
  9. July 2009 Artomatic Festival 1l, Staged Reading
  10. May 2009, Artomatic Festival 1, Staged Reading
  11. May 2008, Universalist Stage, Staged Reading
  12. November 2006 Cosmos Theatre, Staged Reading
  13. June 2005 Playwrights Forum Public Staged Reading
  14. August 2004 Seventh Street Playhouse Staged Reading  
  15. Years 2003-04 PF Workshop

  



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