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Michael Cheikin MD

Holistic Medicine and Physiatry

Optimal Health & Transformation through Medical Science & Art

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Playwriting

 

 

Review of two plays (RELEASE and SIZING HIM UP)

 in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Aetna sponsors production of  OATH, a play about domestic violence

RELEASE

A one-act drama about the effects of multiple sclerosis on a loving couple.  It was presented by the Brick Playhouse in 1998 and in the “Best of IT” at the Wilma Theatre in 1999.

SIZING HIM UP

A two character piece about the love and humanity of the disabled. It was presented by the Brick Playhouse in 1998 and in the “Best of IT” at the Wilma Theatre in 1999.

INCURABLE ROMANTICS

(continues the story of SIZING HIM UP)   Incurable Romantics is a two character piece where a young disabled girl ventures into the world of men with unexpected results. It was presented by the Brick Playhouse in 1999 and in the “Best of IT” in 2000.

OATH

 A one-act drama where a young ER physician is drawn into a mysterious relationship with the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hospital, and his wife. It was presented by the Brick Playhouse in 2000.

MODERN LOVE

 A one-act farce about the complexity of modern relationships.

ASK THE DOCTOR

A three character comedy about the relationship between patients and their doctors.  It was presented by the Brick Playhouse in 1997, and in the “Best of It”  in 1998 and in 2003.

DELIVERY

A drama about women and medicine in the late 1875, before the “germ theory” era.

FLIP THE DOG

A political farce about a past highly fictional presidential family in which a cigar is a main character.

RESTORATION

A drama about the personal affect of breast health on women, doctors, and society.

ADA and EVE

An over-the top farce about sexual sterotypes.

ESCAPE FROM TIBET

A short drama based on the true story of buddhist monks' escape from persecution in Tibet through the Himalayas, and the American reporter who accompanied them.

 FIND THE DOCTOR (pending)

A one-act farce about modern health care.

U. S. HELLTH FARCE (pending)

A full-length farce about modern health care