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Patient A - Full Length Play

Patient A

Lee Blessing

Full Length Play

2m, 1f

ISBN: 9780822213642

Commissioned by the Bergalis family to explore Kimberly's case of cont…

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Full Length Play

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An exploration of the experience of Kimberly Bergalis, whose case marked the first known instance of HIV transmission from a health-care worker to a patient. Issues of testing, discrimination and personal responsibility are examined against the larger backdrop of the AIDS epidemic in America. "[Blessing's] appetite for moral complexity has never been more challenged and his capacity to avoid settling for mere indignation has never been more welcome than in Patient A." —Time Magazine. "In PATIENT A as in TWO ROOMS, Mr. Blessing reveals his commitment to social action." —NY Times. "[Blessing] uses his gifts to help us delve further into the great mystery of AIDS." —NY Newsday.
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Lee Blessing

Lee Blessing

Lee Blessing's play's include: A Walk In The Woods (Broadway and London's West End), Going to St. Ives, (Outer Critic’s Circle Award, Best Play, Obie for ensemble performance); Thief River (Drama Desk nomination, Best Play); Cobb (Drama Desk award, best ensemble); Chesapeake, Eleemosynary,Down The Road, The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid, and Cold Water. In the 1992-93 Signature Theatre season: ... view full profile

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