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Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

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Drama / Characters: 1 male, 8 femaleScenery: Interior

In a small town dime store in West Texas, the "Disciples of James Dean" gather for their twentieth reunion. Now middle-aged women, they were teenagers when Dean filmed Giant two decades ago in nearby Marfa. One of them, an extra in the film, has a child whom she says was conceived with Dean during the shoot. The ladies'
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Paperback, 104 pages
Published November 16th 2010 by Samuel French, Inc. (first published October 1st 1982)
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Sep 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
A really well-written play if you can get through Act 1. Lots of laughs, surprises and impressive character moments in Act 2, but Act 1 was really tedious. There are obvious plot threads which look like weak red herrings, but there are some genuine surprises throughout that really shocked me a lot more than I expected. I'd recommend a read.
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I'm kind of "eh" but you have to love a play with so many female characters.
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Excellent drama set in west Texas. Strong roles for women.
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