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Labor Day - Full Length Play

Labor Day

A.R. Gurney

Full Length Play

3m, 2f

ISBN: 9780822216858

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Full Length Play

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"LABOR DAY…Gurney's…latest offers the Pirandellian kick of seeing the play-within-the-play that is stirring the characters to a tizzy come to life before our very eyes…This is a summer breeze of a comedy, a September song about nearing life's end that has been transposed to a major key, leaving us on a lingering note of love and blue sky. The evening is so airy that it is easy to overlook the craft with which it has been spun and the welcome mocking tone that keeps it aloft." —NY Newsday. "Gurney's gentle comic touch is as sure as ever here…Gurney can illuminate with graceful comic prose the deep recesses of sadness and disappointment that lie beneath layers of smooth sociability." —Variety.
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A.R. Gurney

A.R. (“Pete”) Gurney was born in 1930 in Buffalo, New York. He graduated from Williams College in 1952, served as an officer in the Navy, and afterwards attended the Yale School of Drama. For many years, he taught literature at M.I.T., but moved to New York in 1982 to devote more time to writing for the theatre. He has won a fair amount of awards during his career, and is now a member of the ... view full profile

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