Trumbo

Trumbo Red, White & Blacklisted by Christopher Trumbo

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Productions (45)
Comedy/Drama
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85 - 95 minutes
2 m
Content Notes: Adult content and some mild adult language
Set: Minimal.

When legendary screenwriter Dalton Trumbo stood up to the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947, he was thrown in prison and blacklisted as one of the "Hollywood Ten." Based on his brilliant and razor-sharp letters to friends, former friends, and family, Trumbo reveals how the author of Spartacus, Roman Holiday, and Exodus took on Congress, Hollywood, and the Red Scare -- and won.

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $80
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $18.99

*The per performance fee begins at $80. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

When legendary screenwriter Dalton Trumbo stood up to the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947, he was thrown in prison and blacklisted as one of the "Hollywood Ten." Based on his brilliant and razor-sharp letters to friends, former friends, and family, Trumbo reveals how the author of Spartacus, Roman Holiday, and Exodus took on Congress, Hollywood, and the Red Scare -- and won.

  • Comedy/Drama
  • |
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 2 m
  • Content Notes: Adult content and some mild adult language
  • Set: Minimal.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-177-5

Published Reviews

"Positively sizzles with wit...sweet, sad and ultimately uplifting, Trumbo is a great history lesson and a reminder that, many years ago, people wrote letters, and, on occasion, the craft of those letters ascended to art."

Variety

Production History

OCT 22, 2020 - OCT 27, 2020
Bas Bleu Theatre Company
Fort Collins, CO United States
Bas Bleu Theatre Company Fort Collins, CO United States
OCT 20, 2020 - NOV 08, 2020
Invisible Theatre
Tucson, AZ United States
Invisible Theatre Tucson, AZ United States
OCT 06, 2020 - OCT 06, 2020
Wetumpka Depot Players
Wetumpka, AL United States
Wetumpka Depot Players Wetumpka, AL United States
MAR 20, 2020 - MAR 22, 2020
N/A
Meadville, PA United States
N/A Meadville, PA United States
MAR 21, 2019 - MAR 31, 2019
Cape Fear Regional Theatre
Fayetteville, NC United States
Cape Fear Regional Theatre Fayetteville, NC United States
NOV 02, 2018 - NOV 04, 2018
Fremont Community Theatre
Fremont, OH United States
Fremont Community Theatre Fremont, OH United States
JUL 20, 2017 - AUG 05, 2017
South Park Theatre
South Park, PA United States
South Park Theatre South Park, PA United States
FEB 23, 2017 - FEB 25, 2017
Indiana Wesleyan University
Marion, IN United States
Indiana Wesleyan University Marion, IN United States
JAN 19, 2017 - JAN 19, 2017
Sun City Community Theatre
Bluffton, SC United States
Sun City Community Theatre Bluffton, SC United States
MAR 28, 2016 - APR 02, 2016
Southern Tier Actors Read
Binghamton, NY United States
Southern Tier Actors Read Binghamton, NY United States
APR 12, 2015 - APR 12, 2015
Old Courthouse Theatre
Concord, NC United States
Old Courthouse Theatre Concord, NC United States
OCT 15, 2013 - OCT 15, 2013
Shoestring Productions
Reading , PA United States
Shoestring Productions Reading , PA United States
MAY 02, 2013 - MAY 19, 2013
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble
Glen Ellyn, IL United States
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Glen Ellyn, IL United States
APR 04, 2013 - APR 07, 2013
Amelia Community Theatre
Fernandina Beach, FL United States
Amelia Community Theatre Fernandina Beach, FL United States
MAR 10, 2013 - MAR 28, 2013
Cone Man Running Productions
Houston, TX United States
Cone Man Running Productions Houston, TX United States
NOV 07, 2011 - NOV 07, 2011
Shoestring Productions
Fleetwood, PA United States
Shoestring Productions Fleetwood, PA United States
SEP 30, 2011 - SEP 30, 2011
Shoestring Productions
Reading, PA United States
Shoestring Productions Reading, PA United States
NOV 21, 2010 - NOV 21, 2010
Prescott Fine Arts Association
Prescott, AZ United States
Prescott Fine Arts Association Prescott, AZ United States
MAY 31, 2010 - MAY 31, 2010
Comsky Group
Los Angeles, CA United States
Comsky Group Los Angeles, CA United States
JAN 17, 2010 - JAN 17, 2010
Milford Area Players
Milford, NH United States
Milford Area Players Milford, NH United States
SEP 26, 2009 - SEP 26, 2009
Fun(d)raising Players
Woods Hole, MA United States
Fun(d)raising Players Woods Hole, MA United States
MAY 23, 2009 - MAY 30, 2009
Simply New Theatre, Inc.
Syracuse, NY United States
Simply New Theatre, Inc. Syracuse, NY United States
AUG 27, 2008 - SEP 28, 2008
Rep Stage
Columbia, MD United States
Rep Stage Columbia, MD United States
AUG 13, 2008 - AUG 21, 2008
Venice Little Theatre
Venice, FL United States
Venice Little Theatre Venice, FL United States
JUL 10, 2008 - AUG 08, 2008
Carl Cherry Center For The Arts
Carmel, CA United States
Carl Cherry Center For The Arts Carmel, CA United States
JUL 10, 2008 - AUG 08, 2008
Carl Cherry Center For The Arts
Carmel, CA United States
Carl Cherry Center For The Arts Carmel, CA United States
MAY 04, 2008 - JUN 02, 2008
TimeLine Theatre Company
Chicago, IL United States
TimeLine Theatre Company Chicago, IL United States
FEB 14, 2008 - FEB 24, 2008
Barrington Stage Company
Pittsfield, MA United States
Barrington Stage Company Pittsfield, MA United States
OCT 19, 2005 - NOV 13, 2005
Falcon Theatre
Burbank, CA United States
Falcon Theatre Burbank, CA United States
MAR 08, 2005 - MAR 20, 2005
Post Street Theatre
San Francisco, CA United States
Post Street Theatre San Francisco, CA United States
FEB 08, 2005 - MAR 06, 2005
Huntington Theatre Company
Boston, MA United States
Huntington Theatre Company Boston, MA United States
JAN 25, 2005 - JAN 30, 2005
Pantages Theatre
Minneapolis, MN United States
Pantages Theatre Minneapolis, MN United States
NOV 20, 2004 - NOV 21, 2004
The Steamplant Theatre
Salida, CO United States
The Steamplant Theatre Salida, CO United States
NOV 18, 2004 - NOV 19, 2004
Crested Butte Center for the Arts
Crested Butte, CO United States
Crested Butte Center for the Arts Crested Butte, CO United States
NOV 13, 2004 - NOV 14, 2004
Backstage Theatre
Breckenridge, CO United States
Backstage Theatre Breckenridge, CO United States
NOV 12, 2004 - NOV 12, 2004
Grand Junction Center for the Arts
Grand Junction, CO United States
Grand Junction Center for the Arts Grand Junction, CO United States
OCT 08, 2004 - OCT 10, 2004
Philadelphia Theatre Company
Philadelphia, PA United States
Philadelphia Theatre Company Philadelphia, PA United States
OCT 08, 2004 - OCT 10, 2004
Bay Street Theatre
Sag Harbor, NY United States
Bay Street Theatre Sag Harbor, NY United States
SEP 09, 2004 - OCT 23, 2004
Curious Theatre Company
Denver, CO United States
Curious Theatre Company Denver, CO United States
AUG 19, 2004 - SEP 12, 2004
Gablestage
Coral Gables, FL United States
Gablestage Coral Gables, FL United States
JUL 01, 2004 - JUL 31, 2004
Westport Country Playhouse
Westport, CT United States
Westport Country Playhouse Westport, CT United States
JUN 24, 2004 - JUN 24, 2004
Vilar Performing Center
Beavercreek, CO United States
Vilar Performing Center Beavercreek, CO United States
MAR 29, 2004 - MAR 29, 2004
Steppenwolf Theatre
Chicago, IL United States
Steppenwolf Theatre Chicago, IL United States
AUG 26, 2003 - JAN 18, 2004
Westside Theatre
New York, NY United States
Westside Theatre New York, NY United States
MAR 31, 2003 - JUN 16, 2003
Westside Theatre
New York, NY United States
Westside Theatre New York, NY United States
No upcoming productions.
MAR 21, 2019 - MAR 31, 2019
Cape Fear Regional Theatre
Fayetteville, NC United States
Cape Fear Regional Theatre Fayetteville, NC United States
MAY 02, 2013 - MAY 19, 2013
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble
Glen Ellyn, IL United States
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Glen Ellyn, IL United States
AUG 27, 2008 - SEP 28, 2008
Rep Stage
Columbia, MD United States
Rep Stage Columbia, MD United States
MAY 04, 2008 - JUN 02, 2008
TimeLine Theatre Company
Chicago, IL United States
TimeLine Theatre Company Chicago, IL United States
FEB 14, 2008 - FEB 24, 2008
Barrington Stage Company
Pittsfield, MA United States
Barrington Stage Company Pittsfield, MA United States
OCT 19, 2005 - NOV 13, 2005
Falcon Theatre
Burbank, CA United States
Falcon Theatre Burbank, CA United States
MAR 08, 2005 - MAR 20, 2005
Post Street Theatre
San Francisco, CA United States
Post Street Theatre San Francisco, CA United States
FEB 08, 2005 - MAR 06, 2005
Huntington Theatre Company
Boston, MA United States
Huntington Theatre Company Boston, MA United States
JAN 25, 2005 - JAN 30, 2005
Pantages Theatre
Minneapolis, MN United States
Pantages Theatre Minneapolis, MN United States
NOV 20, 2004 - NOV 21, 2004
The Steamplant Theatre
Salida, CO United States
The Steamplant Theatre Salida, CO United States
NOV 18, 2004 - NOV 19, 2004
Crested Butte Center for the Arts
Crested Butte, CO United States
Crested Butte Center for the Arts Crested Butte, CO United States
NOV 13, 2004 - NOV 14, 2004
Backstage Theatre
Breckenridge, CO United States
Backstage Theatre Breckenridge, CO United States
NOV 12, 2004 - NOV 12, 2004
Grand Junction Center for the Arts
Grand Junction, CO United States
Grand Junction Center for the Arts Grand Junction, CO United States
OCT 08, 2004 - OCT 10, 2004
Philadelphia Theatre Company
Philadelphia, PA United States
Philadelphia Theatre Company Philadelphia, PA United States
OCT 08, 2004 - OCT 10, 2004
Bay Street Theatre
Sag Harbor, NY United States
Bay Street Theatre Sag Harbor, NY United States
SEP 09, 2004 - OCT 23, 2004
Curious Theatre Company
Denver, CO United States
Curious Theatre Company Denver, CO United States
AUG 19, 2004 - SEP 12, 2004
Gablestage
Coral Gables, FL United States
Gablestage Coral Gables, FL United States
JUL 01, 2004 - JUL 31, 2004
Westport Country Playhouse
Westport, CT United States
Westport Country Playhouse Westport, CT United States
JUN 24, 2004 - JUN 24, 2004
Vilar Performing Center
Beavercreek, CO United States
Vilar Performing Center Beavercreek, CO United States
MAR 29, 2004 - MAR 29, 2004
Steppenwolf Theatre
Chicago, IL United States
Steppenwolf Theatre Chicago, IL United States
AUG 26, 2003 - JAN 18, 2004
Westside Theatre
New York, NY United States
Westside Theatre New York, NY United States
MAR 31, 2003 - JUN 16, 2003
Westside Theatre
New York, NY United States
Westside Theatre New York, NY United States