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One of America's great dramatists rocked the worlds of Broadway and Hollywood in this moving drama about a desperately self-destructive alcoholic actor and Georgie, his long-suffering wife. A searing, emotional play of love and redemption. A full-cast production featuring: Spencer Garrett, Harry Hamlin, Jamie Hanes, Stacy Keach, Rick Podell, Mandy Siegfried, Mare Winningha ...more
Audio CD, Abridged, 2 pages
Published August 1st 2009 by LA Theatre Works (first published January 1st 1951)
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Hank Lin
For every great talent, there are the ten vices he/she keeps to diminish that talent's leonine voice. What unnerves me most about this play is the incredibly frank representation of addiction. Not in a boozy, scared straight, reefer madness kind of way; its protagonist is a charming liar, which would be more more understandable or dramatic if it all served some underlying purpose, but Frank lies pathologically about every little detail of his life. And he's convincing. And charming. And OH MY GO ...more
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together with Golden Boy, are kind of Hollywood stories, not very much suited for theatre scene ..

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better than the movie version
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Clifford Odets (July 18, 1906 – August 14, 1963) was an American playwright, screenwriter, and director. Odets was born in Philadelphia to Louis Odets (born Gorodetsky) and Pearl Geisinger, Russian- and Romanian-Jewish immigrants, and raised in Philadelphia and the Bronx, New York. He dropped out of high school after two years to become an actor. In 1931, he became a founding member of the Group T ...more
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