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Lower Ninth
 
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Beau Willimon
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Lower Ninth

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Two men and a corpse are stranded on a roof after a terrible storm. E-Z is a rebellious young man brimming with anger. Malcolm is a reformed addict who has found strength through religion. Sharing the roof with them is the corpse of Lowboy -- a neighborhood gang member -- who drowned in the rising flood waters surrounding the house. Over the course the two stultifying days ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by Dramatists Play Service
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Aug 18, 2015 Lauren Wakefield rated it liked it
This play feels like Cormac McCarthy's "The Sunset Limited."

As a dramatic work that delves into the psyche of two men in a flooded New Orleans immediately post Katrina, this play gives excellent insight into the heat-driven despair of those without an evident escape.

This play is for mature audiences, for sure, but individuals who -as I am- are connected to the web of those who suffered great losses during that hurricane will definitely relate. Good drama.
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