Monday, June 25, 2018

Welcome

Welcome to the official website for author, playwright, poet, and screenwriter David-Matthew Barnes. His management team keeps this page regularly updated with announcements of new releases and where you can see his plays on a stage and his scripts on a screen, so please check back often.

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LINKS
Amazon Author Page (France)
Amazon Author Page (Germany)
Amazon Author Page (Japan)
Amazon Author Page (UK)
Amazon Author Page (USA)
Bewitching Book Tours
Blue Dasher Press (Publisher)
Bold Strokes Books (Publisher)
Brooklyn Publishers (Publisher)
The Cover Collection (Book Cover Designer)
Declan Mayfair (Pen Name)
Facebook
Go On Write (Book Cover Designer)
Heuer Publishing (Publisher)
Instagram
JAC Publishing (Publisher)
Lea Schizas (Editor)
Paper and Sage (Book Cover Designer)
PayHip Store
Performer Stuff (Publisher)
Playscripts (Publisher)
Smith & Kraus (Publisher)
Twitter
Wikipedia Page
Wren Valentino (Pen Name)

PURCHASING TITLES BY DAVID-MATTHEW BARNES

The following titles are available from Bold Strokes Books:

Accidents Never Happen
Backstrokes (written under Dylan Madrid)
Fifty Yards and Holding
The Jetsetters
Love in the Shadows (written under Dylan Madrid)
Mesmerized
Mind Fields (written under Dylan Madrid)
Stronger Than This
Swimming to Chicago
Wonderland

You can purchase the following titles exclusively on Kindle:

Ambrosia
Awake
Baby in the Basement
Backfire
Better Places to Go
Boxcar
Brave Enough to Love: Gay and Lesbian Stage Plays
Bruised
A Darling Among the Maidens
Deena and the Dino Mights
Defenseless
Deuces: Stage Plays for Two Actors
Fractured
Hour Glass
I Ate Lunch Alone Today
I Think We're Alone Now
Johnny Ramirez Really Want to Kiss Me
Just Before the Drop
Last Dance
Monologues That Kick Ass
Number 76
Patience is Waiting
Riding with James Dean
The Seventh of August
Sky Lines
Somebody's Baby
Souvenir Boys
Stay
Threnody
Trixie's Last Date with The Boogeyman
Twenty-Five: A Collection of Plays
What Happened to Cindy
We Never Made it to Paris
You Think You Know Us: Stage Plays for Teen Actors

These select titles are available at a pay-what-you-want rate in the Blue Dasher Press PayHip Store:
The Clutch
It's a Pleasure to Be Sad
Let's Not Confuse the Situation
Punch Bowl (Coming Soon)
Relocations (Coming Soon)
A Rum Cake for Rita
The Snack Queens (Coming Soon)
Taking Off
There is No "D" in Revenge
Vixen (Coming Soon)

We highly recommend purchasing a copy of Twenty-Five: A Collection of Plays. This career-spanning collection includes twenty-five of David-Matthew's short plays, including:

Awake
Baby in the Basement
Boxcar
The Clutch
Deena and the Dino Mights
Defenseless
Hour Glass
I Ate Lunch Alone Today
It's a Pleasure to Be Sad
Johnny Ramirez Really Wants to Kiss Me
Just Before the Drop
Last Dance
Let's Not Confuse the Situation
Number 76
Punch Bowl
A Rum Cake for Rita
The Seventh of August
The Snack Queens
Stay
Tagged
Taking Off
There is No “D” in Revenge
Threnody
Trixie's Last Date with the Boogeyman
What Happened to Cindy


PURCHASING + PRODUCING STAGE PLAYS BY DAVID-MATTHEW BARNES

Rights for the following stage plays are licensed by Playscripts, Inc.:

And the Winner Is...
Are You All Right in There?

Rights for the following stage plays are licensed by Brooklyn Publishers:

Temporary Heroes (also licensed by Heuer Publishing)
Unrequited

Rights for the following stage plays are licensed by JAC Publishing:

Bracelets and Boyfriends
Clean
Don't Mention It
False Hopes
Pensacola
Sloe Gin Fizz

Rights for the following plays are licensed by Blue Dasher Press.

Awake
Baby in the Basement
Better Places to Go
Boxcar
The Clutch (Kindle Edition)
A Darling Among the Maidens
Deena and the Dino Mights
Defenseless
Fractured
Hour Glass
I Ate Lunch Alone Today
It's a Pleasure to Be Sad (Kindle Edition)
Johnny Ramirez Really Want to Kiss Me
Just Before the Drop
Last Dance
Let's Not Confuse the Situation (Kindle Edition)
Limelight (Coming Soon)
Number 76
Punch Bowl
A Rum Cake for Rita (Kindle Edition)
The Seventh of August
Sky Lines
The Snack Queens
Somebody's Baby
Stay
Tagged
Taking Off (Kindle Edition)
There is No "D' in Revenge (Kindle Edition)
Threnody
Trixie's Last Date with The Boogeyman
Trophy (Coming Soon)
Vixen (Coming Soon)
We Never Made it to Paris
What Happened to Cindy


MONOLOGUES BY DAVID-MATTHEW BARNES

These monologues are available for purchase from Performer Stuff:

Frozen Stars (second monologue)
Frozen Stars (third monologue)
Sky Lines (second monologue)
Sloe Gin Fizz (second monologue)
Threnody (second monologue)
Vacancies

INTERVIEWS

Read the Script Corner interview with David-Matthew on winning the Best Short Screenplay award for 'Boxcar' at the 2017 New Renaissance Film Festival in Amsterdam.

Read an interview with David-Matthew and Dutch filmmaker Coen Haver about their collaboration on Boxcar.

Read the Performer Stuff interview with David-Matthew on playwriting.

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