John Nicholas ("Nick") Schweitzer
Plays
Fighting Bob: A Love Story (1998)
Gadzooks, Cinderella (1999 and 2015)
Guilty or Not, Here I Come (2001)
The Saga of Sergeant Bates (2003)
Surrounded by Reality (2006)
One Step Braver, (2009)
The Tragedy of Achilles in Vietnam (2009)
Potions and Pets (2010)
Love and Trauma (2014)
Shakespeare and Company (2016)
Primrose, or the Town that Time Left Behind (2016)
Returning Home (2016)
The Wizard of Oz (2016)
Poison (2017)
Unresolved (2017)
Harry Potter and the Pet Rock (2017)

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Fighting Bob: A Love Story

Full-length historical musical, with music by Taras Nahirniak, about Bob and Belle La Follette, performed in Madison in June 1998.

Gadzooks, Cinderella!

Full-length holiday comedy in the "British panto" tradition, performed in Madison in December 1999 and December 2015.

Guilty or Not, Here I Come

Full-length expressionist drama about the legal system, performed as a staged reading in Madison in February 2001.

The Saga of Sergeant Bates

Full-length historical drama with music performed in Stoughton at the Stoughton Opera House and in Edgerton at the Edgerton Performing Arts Center in September 2003.

Surrounded by Reality

Full-length historical drama of the history of Madison presented for the city's sesquicentennial (150-year anniversary) in March and July 2006.


One Step Braver

One-act play about a high school student's 1956 protest against Bible-reading in the Pennsylvania public schools that led to a Supreme Court Decision, presented in Milwaukee in May 2009.

The Tragedy of Achilles in Vietnam

Full-length drama of the causes and effects of post-traumatic stress disorder in Vietnam veterans, performed in Austin in October 2009 and given a staged reading at LZ Lambeau in Green Bay in May 2010.

Potions and Pets

One-act comedy of talking pets performed in Milwaukee in May 2010.

Love and Trauma

Full-length drama depicting a young woman on trial for killing her abusive husband, in which the audience decides the verdict and the sentence, performed in Madison in January 2014.

Shakespeare and Company

One-act play about the creative process followed by all of the Lord Chamberlain's Men in developing Romeo and Juliet, presented in West Allis in June 2016.

Primrose, or the Town that Time Left Behind

An original American operetta in the style of Gilbert & Sullivan, with music by Ted Reinke, presented as a concert reading by the Madison Savoyards in August 2016.

Returning Home

Full-length drama describing the difficulties faced by veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars in reintegrating into families, work and society, and the difficulties of their families in adjusting to them, presented in August 2016.

The Wizard of Oz

Full-length holiday comedy in the "British panto" tradition, performed in December 2016.

Poison

One-act play comedy about a rich husband, a conniving wife, and an incompetent attorney, presented in West Allis in June 2017.

Unresolved

One-act play about a World War II veteran who returns 25 years later to a town in Italy to find a girl he fell in love with. presented in West Allis in June 2017.

Harry Potter and the Pet Rock

Full-length holiday comedy in the British "panto" tradition, to be performed in December 2017.