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Give the Bishop My Faint Regards - Short Play, Comedy

Give the Bishop My Faint Regards

Frank D. Gilroy

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Short Play, Comedy

2m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573693960

A young woman interviews a Hollywood screen writing team, men whose extensive credits include a film with a line second in fame only to "Here's looking at you kid." 

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$9.95
: Way With Words, A

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Short Play

Comedy

30 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary

Settings Of Play - A writer's office at a movie studio in Hollywood.

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TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre

A young woman interviews a Hollywood screen writing team, men whose extensive credits include a film with a line second in fame only to "Here's looking at you kid." They have always maintained they didn't know which of them wrote the line. Eventually the woman gets around to the loathsome question. Today, the answer threatens their union, sounding it to its depths with comic effect and a surprising conclusion.

Published in the collection A Way with Words

REVIEWS 

"With characteristic Gilroy savvy this is a cleverly plotted picture of a team of old Hollywood (screenwriter) hands." - The New York Times


Give the Bishop My Faint Regards premiered at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City in 1992 under the direction of Daniel Selznick.

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2m, 1f

ROSSI
GLANTZ
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Frank D. Gilroy

Frank Daniel Gilroyis an award-winning playwright, producer, screenwriter and director. After graduating from Dartmouth College and the Yale School of Drama, he contributed profusely as a writer to the golden age of television. His impressive first play, Who'll Save the Plowboy?, won an Obie Award in 1962. In 1965, his Off Broadway play The Subject Was Roses won the Tony Award for Best Play, the ... view full profile

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