A Select Bibliography of Texas Plays

Horton Foote, Only From the Heart (1944)

Ramsey Yelvington, Home to Galveston (1949)

Horton Foote, The Chase (1952)

Horton Foote, The Trip to Bountiful (1953)

Horton Foote, The Traveling Lady (1954)

Ramsey Yelvington, The Texian Trilogy: A Cloud of Witnesses (1955), Shadow of an Eagle (1961), Women and Oxen (1965)

Oliver Hailey, Who's Happy Now (1967)

Preston Jones, The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia, Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander, The Oldest Living Graduate (1973/74)

Horton Foote, The Orphans' Home Cycle: Roots in a Parched Ground, Convicts, Lily Dale, The Widow Claire,Courtship, Valentine's Day, 1918, Cousins, The Death of Papa (1974-77)

Jack Heifner, Vanities (1976)

Jack Heifner, Patio/Porch (1977/78)

Larry L. King, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1978)

James McLure, Lone Star/Laundry & Bourbon (1979)

Ed Graczyk, Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1979)

Tom White, Willie the Shake (1980)

Joe Sears, Jaston Williams, and Ed Howard, Greater Tuna (1982)

Ken Johnson, Final Touches (1982)

Dennis Paddie, The Quail in the Pines (1983)

Ellsworth Schave, The Texas Silver Zephyr (1983)

Doug Dyer, Splendora (1984)

Jack Heifner, Twister (1984)

Alice Wilson, Workin' Texas (1984)

Dennis Paddie, Last Night at Mary's (1985)

Big State Productions, In the West (1985)

Oliver Hailey, Kith and Kin (1986)

John Henry Faulk, Pear Orchard, Texas (1988)

Mark Harelik, The Immigrant (1988)

Ken Johnson, American Realism (1988)

Larry L. King, The Night Hank Williams Died (1988)

Horton Foote, Dividing the Estate (1988)

Horton Foote, The Habitation of Dragons (1988)

Ellsworth Schave, A Texas Romance (1989)

Joe Sears, Jaston Williams, and Ed Howard, A Tuna Christmas (1989)

Steve Fromholz and Don Toner, Bosque County, Texas (1991)

Larry L. King, The Golden Shadows Old West Museum (1992)

Ellsworth Schave, Calvin's Garden (1993)

Horton Foote, The Young Man From Atlanta (1995)

Doris Hargrave, Blinded by the Light (1995)

Ellsworth Schave, Down on the Brazos (1998)

Joe Sears, Jaston Williams, and Ed Howard, Red, White and Tuna (1998)

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