Bob Bevacqua is a retired businessman, a former aerospace engineer, and a global traveler who began playwriting after taking classes with John Glore at South Coast Repertory. Bob joined OCPA in 1995 (the same year it was founded) and has been honored to be appointed as a Member of its Board of Directors. He has written twenty-two short plays and four full-length plays to date, with many of them receiving staged readings and productions in various venues throughout Southern California.
Much of his writing comes from a strong desire to tell a story that contains the expression of strong characters telling their own unique tale of what it is like to live in a time and place unlike the world we know today.
A cowboy meets, rescues and falls in love with an urban young lady during a blackout in which the city is plunged into darkness. Drama, two acts, 1m/1w.
A dying middle-aged woman reminisces about her troubled past, one that had a happy beginning. Drama, one act, 2m/2w.
A young immigrant wife seeks answers from the city’s “Godfather” in hopes of helping her troubled husband. Drama, one act, 3m/1w.
On a blustery winter’s night on a lonely ranch in Wyoming, a young pregnant wife meets the ghost of her husband’s first wife. Drama, one act, 1m/2w.
An immigrant merchant seeks the wisdom and consult of a community leader to rid himself of a dangerous gangster. Drama, one act, 3m.
Winners or Losers
Two couples meet in a Las Vegas coffee shop and exchange tales of good times. Black comedy, one act, 2m/2w.
Waiting for Tomorrow
A procrastinator who thinks that waiting for tomorrow will bring the answers to all his problems is thrust into the future. Comedy, one act, 3m/1w.
Stoney Island | Produced at Vanguard Theatre, Fullerton
A post-World War II single mother must solve a crime in order to exonerate her falsely accused son. Drama, one act, 2m/2w.
A daughter visits her long-lost mother in a hospice. Drama, one act, 2w.