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The Books: “The Flowering Peach” (Clifford Odets)

Next script on my script shelf: Next play in my little unalphabetized pile of Samuel French plays is The Flowering Peach., by Clifford Odets And … it is hard to believe – but this is my last book in this … Continue reading

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The Books: “Standing On My Knees” (John Olive)

Next script on my script shelf: Next play in my little unalphabetized pile of Samuel French plays is Standing On My Knees., by John Olive Another favorite with actors because of the long great two-person scenes throughout the play – … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Country Girl” (Clifford Odets)

Next script on my script shelf: Next play in my little unalphabetized pile of Samuel French plays is The Country Girl, by Clifford Odets Odets. My man Odets. To my ear, nobody else sounds like him. He’s one of those … Continue reading

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The Books: “My Cup Ranneth Over” (Robert Patrick)

Next script on my script shelf: Next play in my little unalphabetized pile of Samuel French plays is My Cup Ranneth Over., by Robert Patrick We used to have these one-act festivals in college – student-directed student-acted one-acts – and … Continue reading

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The Books: “Andromache” (Jean Racine)

Next script on my script shelf: Next play in my little unalphabetized pile of Samuel French plays is Andromache, by Jean Racine Francois Mauriac wrote, in regards to translating Racine into English: “Of all our authors, Racine is one of … Continue reading

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The Books: “Hello Out There” (William Saroyan)

Next script on my script shelf: Next play in my little unalphabetized pile of Samuel French plays is Hello Out There: A one-act play, by William Saroyan A simple and powerful one-act play by one of our most treasured American … Continue reading

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The Books: “Sexaholics” (Murray Schisgal)

Next script on my script shelf: Sexaholics, by Murray Schisgal A very funny and also frightening play – about two people who are sex addicts. When we first meet them, they are having a mad sexual encounter, and are the … Continue reading

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The Books: “Anne of Green Gables” (adapted by Donald Harron)

Next script on my script shelf: Next play in my little unalphabetized pile of Samuel French plays is Anne of Green Gables : A Musical , lyrics and music by Donald Harron and Norman Campbell – adapted by Donald Harron … Continue reading

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The Books: “Mary of Scotland” (Maxwell Anderson)

Next script on my script shelf: Next play in my little unalphabetized pile of Samuel French plays is Mary of Scotland, by Maxwell Anderson Awesome play. First produced by the Theatrical Guild in 1930 with Helen Hayes playing Mary of … Continue reading

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The Books: “North of Providence” (Edward Allan Baker)

Next script on my script shelf: Next play in my little unalphabetized pile of Samuel French plays is North of Providence, by Edward Allan Baker A Rhode Island playwright … this was one of his early successes. I think it’s … Continue reading

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