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Abie's Irish Rose

Abie's Irish Rose (1922)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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Abie Levy has married his ‘Irish rose’, Rose Mary Murphy. Since she is Catholic, he keeps this a secret from

Abigail's Party

Abigail's Party  

A: Mike Leigh Pf: 1977, London Pb: 1979 G: Com. in 2 acts S: Laurence and Beverly's suburban home, 1970s C: 2m, 3fLaurence is an estate agent, driven to work hard to fulfil the social aspirations of ...
Abigail's Party

Abigail's Party (1977)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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Laurence is an estate agent, driven to work hard to fulfil the social aspirations of his airheaded wife Beverly. She

Absurd Person Singular

Absurd Person Singular  

A: Alan Ayckbourn Pf: 1972, Scarborough Pb: 1974 G: Com. in 3 acts S: Three kitchens in neighbouring houses in an English town, 1970s C: 3m, 3fHouse-proud Jane Hopcroft is cleaning her neat modern ...
Absurd Person Singular

Absurd Person Singular (1972)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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House-proud Jane Hopcroft is cleaning her neat modern kitchen in preparation for a Christmas party, to which she and her

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Accidental Death of an Anarchist  

A: Dario Fo Pf: 1970, Milan Pb: 1970; rev. 1974 Tr: 1980 G: Satire in 2 acts; Italian prose S: Police headquarters, Milan, Jan. 1970 C: 5m, 1fInspector Bertozzo of the Milan police is interviewing ...
Accidental Death of an Anarchist

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The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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Inspector Bertozzo of the Milan police is interviewing the Maniac (or Fool), arrested for fraudulently claiming to be a psychiatrist.

Acharnians

Acharnians  

A: Aristophanes Pf: 425 bc, Athens Tr: 1816 G: Greek com. in verse S: Athenian Assembly, the farm of Dicaeopolis, and home of Lamachus, 5th c. bc C: 18m, 3f, extras, chorus (m)The Peloponnesian War ...
Acharnians

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The Peloponnesian War has lasted for nearly six years. The Athenian Dicaeopolis is weary of having his farm ruined each

Adding Machine, The

Adding Machine, The (1923)   Quick reference

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Mr Zero lives a boringly suburban conventional life with his wife. At work, Zero fantasizes about his fellow clerk Daisy

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