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Night and Day - Full Length Play, Comedy

Night and Day

Tom Stoppard

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Full Length Play, Comedy

6m, 1f, 1boy(s)

ISBN: 9780573613241

"An unabashed paean to the fourth estate ... and those knights errant who rode out on crusades to far flung lands in search of a scoop, a snapshot, booze, a fair maiden and a working telex, not always in that order... All of this provides a springboa…

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Full Length Play

Comedy

he provocative and funny look at exploitation and corruption, journalistic ethics, freedom of the press and marital infidelity is set in a fictional copper rich African nation. Dick Wagner of The Sunday Globe and a competing freelance journalist arrive at the jungle home of a white mine owner. Soon they are competing for the use of their host's telex, the attentions of his wife and a possible interview with the missing president of Kambawe.
"An unabashed paean to the fourth estate ... and those knights errant who rode out on crusades to far flung lands in search of a scoop, a snapshot, booze, a fair maiden and a working telex, not always in that order... All of this provides a springboard for Mr. Stoppard's wit" - The New York Times

"Stoppard is at his dazzlingly playful verbal best.... It's fun... bringing rare style to Broadway." - New York Daily News

"Dazzling.... It throbs with life and is a pleasure." - N.Y. Post

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6m, 1f, 1boy(s)

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Multicultural casting

CASTING NOTES

Cast includes 4 white, 2 black actors

Author
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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