Name actors of stage and screen who have starred in these plays include:
Karen Black (Oscar, Emmy and Toni winner), Veronica Castang (Emmy and Toni winner), Corinna Magureamu (Best Actress, Rumanian National Theater, Best Actress, Venice Film Festival c.1966)

Name directors of television and stage who have directed some of these plays include: James Mendenhall (Toni winner), Charles Merlis

ACT I: Impetus

Directed by Charles Merlis at The 41st Street Theater Avant Garde Marathon, Summer 1965.

Starring Corinna Magureamu, Susan Mann, Pete Rogan

ACT II: The Manipulator

Directed by Artemis Smith at numerous coffee shop locations in New York City 1964-65

ACT III: The Bitch

Directed by Artemis Smith at numerous coffee shop locations in New York City 1964-65
Starring, in different performances, Karen Black, Veronica Castang, Corinna Magureamu

ACT IV: Homeostasis

Directed by Artemis Smith at The 41st Street Theater Avant Garde Marathon, Summer 1965.


The debut performance of "The Host" and "The Bitch" was in Fall 1963 at Ligoa Duncan Galerie des Arts on East 81st Street, New York City. Peter Share reviewed it for The Village Voice. "The Bitch" cast were professional actors Veronica Castang (later a Toni Winner) and Armand Storace; "The Host" cast, Gerald Cherkes, Robert McCarl, Meredith Hale and Dean Mendenhall, were all students for a 'Morality Play' in the Noh Tradition meant to be played by non-actors. The Jack Kallish production was in 1965.

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