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Author:Mary Bracken Phillips
ICWP Member?:Yes
Nearest Large City:New York City
Country:United States
Play Title:Silver Dollar
Runtime:91-120 minutes
Synopsis:The true story of an infamous triangle of love and scandal on the American frontier.  In a cabin above a deserted mine, the ghost of Augusta Tabor and eighty three year old Baby Doe Tabor, are bound together by their sins, courage and passion for silver king Horace Tabor, who's first wife's brain was his fortune and who's second wife's beauty was his downfall.  As Baby Doe's death is imminent, the women realize they must settle their "unfinished business" or be stuck on a mountaintop forever.  They decide to compare diaries and their story enfolds in a series of flashbacks.   Fortunes lost and dreams that died. The Tabors epitomized the best and worst of human nature, just as the Colorado goldrush epitomized the best and worst of the American dream.  And in this age of greed political betrayal and disillusionment, their story has a particular message:  Those who cannot learn from history, are doomed to repeat it. Just as in "Silver Dollar", two women in a lone cabin will either redeem each other or be condemned to relive their mistakes forever.
Max. Cast:10
Min. Cast:10
Web Page:marybrackenphillips.com
First Name:Mary Bracken
Last Name:Phillips
Notes:Winner of three New Jersey Merit Awards ("Best Original Musical", Best Book" & "Best Score")

“Mary Bracken Phillips has worked hard -- and succeeded -- in delivering a pair of mesmerizing, fully realized characters. Augusta Pierce Tabor is a fascinating creation, as is Elizabeth "Baby Doe" Bonduell McCourt Tabor. When they're together onstage, matters ignite with the intensity of a steel forge.” Peter Filichia Star-Ledger

“Musical theatre that will catch your imagination and tug at your heartstrings! It’s a keeper!”- James Miller, Wichita Eagle

“…a mother lode of story material” New Haven Register

“A thoroughly engaging musical …filled with lovely melodies…however, it is the broader themes of redemption and forgiveness that elevate “SILVER DOLLAR” theatrically… especially in the stunning finale which brought a standing ovation.” - Diane Lewis, Wichita Eagle