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Title 50 best plays of the American theatre / selected and with a foreword by Clive Barnes ; with individual play introductions by John Gassner.

Imprint New York : Crown Publishers, ©1969.

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Description 4 volumes ; 25 cm
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Contents v. 1. The contrast / Royall Tyler -- Uncle Tom's cabin / George L. Aiken -- Salvation Nell / Edward Sheldon -- "The hairy ape" / Eugene O'Neill -- Rain / John Colton and Clemence Randolph -- Desire under the elms / Eugene O'Neill -- Porgy / Dorothy and DuBose Heyward -- The front page / Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur -- Street scene / Elmer Rice -- Green pastures / Marc Connelly -- Men in white / Sidney Kingsley -- Tobacco Road / Jack Kirkland.
v. 2. The children's hour / Lillian Hellman -- Awake and sing / Clifford Odets -- Ethan Frome / Owen Davis and Donald Davis -- Bury the dead / Irwin Shaw -- You can't take it with you / Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman -- High tor / Maxwell Anderson -- Golden boy / Clifford Odets -- On borrowed time / Paul Osborn -- Abe Lincoln in Illinois / Robert E. Sherwood -- The matchmaker / Thornton Wilder -- The Philadelphia story / Philip Barry -- The man who came to dinner / George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart -- Life with Father / Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.
v. 3. The time of your life / William Saroyan -- Arsenic and old lace / Joseph Kesselring -- Harvey / Mary Chase -- The glass menagerie / Tennessee Williams -- State of the union / Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse -- Dream girl / Elmer Rice -- Born yesterday / Garson Kanin -- Medea / Robinson Jeffers -- A streetcar named Desire / Tennessee Williams -- Mister Roberts / Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan -- Death of a salesman / Arthur Miller -- The member of the wedding / Carson McCullers.
v. 4. Come back, little Sheba / William Inge -- The fourposter / Jan de Hartog -- The seven year itch / George Axelrod -- The crucible / Arthur Miller -- Tea and sympathy / Robert Anderson -- The teahouse of the August moon / John Patrick -- The diary of Anne Frank / Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett -- Look homeward, angel / Ketti Frings -- Two for the seesaw / William Gibson -- Oh Dad, poor Dad, Mamma's hung you in the closet and I'm feelin' so sad / Arthur L. Kopit -- Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? / Edward Albee -- The odd couple / Neil Simon -- Fiddler on the roof / Joseph Stein.
Subject American drama -- 20th century.
Added Author Barnes, Clive, 1927-2008.
Gassner, John, 1903-1967.
Added Title Best plays of the American theatre
Fifty best plays of the American theatre

 
    
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