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Rough Crossing - Full Length Play, Comedy

Rough Crossing

Ferenc Molnar, Tom Stoppard

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Full Length Play, Comedy

5m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573662065

From an original play by Ferenc Molnar
"Adaptation in Stoppard's terms means finding a sympathetic text and using it as a springboard for invention that leaves the original far behind this time, Stoppard has found a totally compatible source, matching his temperament at every point, exc…
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Full Length Play

Comedy

The co authors, the composer and most of the cast of a comedy destined for Broadway are simultaneously trying to finish and rehearse the play while crossing the Atlantic on an ocean liner. Tom Stoppard's hilarious play has been freely adapted from Ferenc Molnar's classic farce Jatek a Kastelyban.


"Adaptation in Stoppard's terms means finding a sympathetic text and using it as a springboard for invention that leaves the original far behind this time, Stoppard has found a totally compatible source, matching his temperament at every point, except in irrepressible high spirits around [a] slender central device, he weaves an increasingly amazing pattern of verbal misunderstandings, eccentric character development, showbiz spectacle, and seagoing hazards, all of which come to occupy equal importance in the plot." - London Times.
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5m, 1f

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A copy of the Piano Music for the songs and entr'acte is available for purchase by amateur productions for $25.00. No rental or additional royalty fee for the use of the music is required.
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Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard

Sir Tom Stoppard is a Czech-born playwright. He began his career in England in 1954 as a journalist, soon moving to London in 1960 to start work as a playwright. His first play, A Walk on the Water (1960), which was televised in 1963, soon reached London with a stage version titled Enter a Free Man (1968). His next work, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1964-65), showed at the 1966 Edinburgh ... view full profile

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