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A Cry of Players

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As described in Variety, ".is of Shakespeare's life as a young man in Stratford. Since only fragments of the poet's life are actually known, A CRY OF PLAYERS is Gibson's fictionalized creation, perhaps based on published conjecture. The point is, it provides superb theatre. Gibson presents young Will as the high-spirited, strong-willed, responsible husband of the eight-yea ...more
Paperback, 93 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Dramatist's Play Service (first published January 1st 1969)
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Ann Canann
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My hard back copy was given by my mentor and choreographer George Felker upon the birth of my first daughter, Tania. It is a delightful take on the life of Shakespeare's life as a young man.
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Aug 19, 2008 Nicholas rated it it was amazing
The story of what happened to Shakespeare before he left Stratford.
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William Gibson was a Tony Award-winning American playwright and novelist. He graduated from the City College of New York in 1938.

Gibson's most famous play is The Miracle Worker (1959), the story of Helen Keller's childhood education, which won him the Tony Award for Best Pla
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