Stage Plays written by Steve Brown and Mike Ullstrup.
"And On The Eighth Day: Bryan v. Darrow."
A Fireside Chat: A Conversation with FDR
- Steve Brown and Mike Ullstrup transform the actual transcripts from this landmark trial into a riveting "two-time award winning theatrical production. The confrontation between Bryan and Darrow was reported by the press as a defeat for Bryan. According to one historian, "As a man and as a legend, Bryan was destroyed by his testimony that day."
- Contact Dr. Steve Brown for information on producing "And On the Eighth Day: Bryan v. Darrow" at your school, college, university or other venue.
This is a one-man play, starring Gary Stamm. Steve Brown is directing this new stage-play.
On April 29-May 1, 2011, the play will have its national premiere at the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center in Poughkeepsie, New York, which is located right in the heart of Dutchess County, New York, which is where FDR lived.
There will also be a "special reading" and "media event" at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library, also located in Dutchess County, in Hyde Park. This very special event at the Presidential Library will take place on Friday, April 29th, at 2:00 p.m.
New performance venues in the Milwaukee-Chicagoland area will be announced in the near future. You can view a new "YouTube" video of this stage-play, which includes a special reading by actor Gary Stamm, along with a brief interview at: