One Afternoon in Smithfield
by Steven Bergman
Actor Wilson Claymore has been
summoned to the small town of Smithfield by his agent, Dottie. What scheme
does she have in store for them? One that will make them a lot of money, no
Published short plays include: “History,” “At The Buzzer,” “Rosie, the Teddy
Bear” (Brooklyn Publishers), “Have a Seat, Please,” and “Marvin and Julius”
(Heuer Publishing), “The Guy Chair,” “Grieving Process,” and the full-length
play, “Cutting the Leash” (JAC Publishing). Composer: “The Curse is
Reversed!” “Jack The Ripper: The Whitechapel Musical,” “Four Kisses”,
Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors,” and Wilson’s “Book of Days.” For young
audiences: “Melampus” and “Reigning Cats and Dogs,” (for Brooklyn Children’s
Theatrer), Adaptations of "Tom and Huck", “Tatterhood,” “King Midas and his
Friends,” and "The Pied Piper" (co-written with Christopher DiGrazia and
Earl Maulding). Musical Director: Over 100 productions around North America.
Keyboardist: "Nunsense Jamboree" (national tour with Georgia Engel, CD/DVD
with Vicki Lawrence), as well as national tours of "Sunday in the Park with
George", "Dreamgirls", "Guys and Dolls", and "Les Miserables." Steven is a
member of Theatre Communications Group, NAfME, NETC and The Dramatists Guild
of America, Inc., and teaches Drama and Chorus outside of Boston.
Would you like to see more from Steven Bergman?
Consider his short plays...The Guy Chair,
One Afternoon in Smithfield,
and his full-length
Cutting the Leash!
In the News
Bergman and David Kruh have new published stories
in the anthology, "Final Fenway Fiction: More Short Stories from Red Sox
Nation." Check them out at
Barnes & Noble