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Dinner at Eight - Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

Dinner at Eight

Edna Ferber, George S. Kaufman

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Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

14m, 11f

ISBN: 9780573608032

"Thrilling [and] richly entertaining. An evening of sheer pleasure." - New York Daily News

During the Great Depression, society matron Millicent Jordan has bigger problems: she is planning a dinner and Lord and Lady Ferncliff have just accepted. As her daughter Paula's romantic complications mount and her search for an "extra man" to compl…

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Full Length Play

Dramatic Comedy

During the Great Depression, society matron Millicent Jordan has bigger problems: she is planning a dinner and Lord and Lady Ferncliff have just accepted. As her daughter Paula's romantic complications mount and her search for an "extra man" to complement former stage star Carlotta Vance proves fruitless, the lady and all her guests are caught in a roundelay of wealth, loss, love, betrayal and the disintegration of the accepted social order. This stage hit originally opened on Broadway in 1932, became a classic MGM film and was later revived at New York's Lincoln Center in 2003 to great acclaim.
"Thrilling [and] richly entertaining. An evening of sheer pleasure." - New York Daily News
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14m, 11f

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George S.  Kaufman

George S. Kaufman

George S. Kaufman was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After a brief career as a ribbon salesman, he contributed to the satirical newspaper column of Franklin P. Adams (“F.P.A.”) in the New York Evening Mail; on Adams’ recommendation, he was given a column of his own in the Washington Times in 1912. While serving as a drama critic for The New York Times, he had his first success as a ... view full profile

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