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Posts Tagged ‘drama’

Day 240 August 28

In 5th line on August 28, 2009 at 8:44 am

“”The air is cool.”~~from the play “Sing to Me Through Open Windows” by Arthur Kopit in the book The Day The Whores Came Out to Play Tennis & Other Plays

Like the title play!

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Day 235 August 23

In 5th line on August 23, 2009 at 8:52 am

“FOR THIS IS THE AGE OF ANOMIE: A NEW LAW!”~~Angels in America: Perestroika by Tony Kushner

The finale of Angels in America: Millenium Approaches. Beautiful.

Day 234 August 22

In 5th line on August 22, 2009 at 8:47 am

“I’ve had many fathers, I owe my life to them, powerful, powerful men.”~~Angels in America: Millenium Approaches by Tony Kushner

Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama in 1993. A daring but beautiful play about AIDS.

Day 223 August 11

In 5th line on August 11, 2009 at 8:39 am

“And while you’re out grabbin it, true love’s screwin the guy next door.”~~from “The Woolgatherer” by William Mastrosimone in the anthology The Actor’s Scenebook

Day 222 August 10

In 5th line on August 10, 2009 at 8:35 am

“Anyway, George said he didn’t want to, and Daddy was saying ‘Come on, young man . . . what sort of son-in-law are you?”. . . and stuff like that.~~Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf  by Edward Albee

Day 221 August 9

In 5th line on August 9, 2009 at 8:26 am

“Do.”~~‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore by John Ford

A study of the nature and consequences of an incestuous relationship.

Day 220 August 8

In 5th line on August 8, 2009 at 8:21 am

“You don’t understand anything!”~~from the Play “As Is” by William M. Hoffman in the anthology The Way We Live Now:American Plays & The AIDS Crisis

When I was a student at Northwestern, I took a summer class studying how the creative world of theater and the complex world associated with AIDS relate to each other. It was an interesting study of art and real-life drama. And with only three students in the class, we had a lot of one-on-one interaction with the professor and many heated debates.

Day 219 August 7

In 5th line on August 7, 2009 at 8:14 am

(He stops and thinks.) ~~The Kentucky Cycle by Robert Schenkkan

Pulitzer Prize Drama winner. Life in rural Kentucky.

Day 218 August 6

In 5th line on August 6, 2009 at 8:10 am

“”Here I am, sir.”~~from the play “The Servant of Two Masters” in the book Frantic Comedy: 8 Plays of Knockabout Fun edited by Marvin Kaye

I haven’t read this yet. I’ve had the book for close to 20 years and I’ve read other pieces, but I haven’t read this particular play. Today’s the day.

Day 217 August 5

In 5th line on August 5, 2009 at 8:06 am

“The ideas are a different master.”~~Picasso at the Lapin Agile and Other Plays by Steve Martin

Pablo Picasso meets Albert Einstein in 1904.

Happy Anniversary to my parents! 53 years!!