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Dulcy

it was amazing 5.0  ·  Rating Details ·  2 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Dulcinea Smith (or Dulcy) is an ambitious but feather-brained young lady given to spouting bromides and getting her husband, Gordon, into jams whenever she attempts to help him out. Since Gordon is about to merge his business with that of C. Rogers Forbes, Dulcy invites the Forbeses and their daughter Angela for a weekend. She also invites the scenario writer Vincent ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Kessinger Publishing (first published 1921)
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Jack Gardner
Sep 30, 2009 Jack Gardner rated it it was amazing
One of the problems of producing small theater is the high cost of production rights. When you're working on a small budget with a small house the last thing a producer wants to do is pay $75+ per performance for the rights to a show. This often leads one to look for theatrical works that are in the Public Domain. In the US this includes everything published before January 1st, 1923. (Thanks to Sonny Bono, the works from 1923 will not enter public domain until 2043.)

When one is looking at theat
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Cody
May 17, 2010 Cody rated it it was amazing
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I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this play much the same way that I love Kaufman's The Royal Family or You Can't Take It with You or The Man Who Came to Dinner. I am not sure why Samuel French let it go out of print or why more theatres don't produce this show, but it's a shame. The script is hilarious with a cast of crazies like you find in outher Kaufman scripts. I would like to single-handedly start a movement to get this script produced SOMEWHERE in the next year!
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George Simon Kaufman was an American playwright, theatre director and producer, humorist, and drama critic.

Kaufman was known as "The Great Collaborator" because he wrote very few plays alone.
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