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Pilots of the Purple Twilight - Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

Pilots of the Purple Twilight

Steve Kluger

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Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

5m, 4f

ISBN: 9780573626814

Here is a comedy of manners set in the first class smoking lounge of the Titanic on the night she took fifteen hundred people into the depths. It highlights the nobility of those who chose, for varying reasons, to remain on board. Ida Straus could not let her beloved husband of thirty nine years die…

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Full Length Play

Dramatic Comedy

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Here is a comedy of manners set in the first class smoking lounge of the Titanic on the night she took fifteen hundred people into the depths. It highlights the nobility of those who chose, for varying reasons, to remain on board. Ida Straus could not let her beloved husband of thirty nine years die alone. To John Jacob Astor, the richest man in the world, the self sacrifice was a matter of etiquette. Discrimination played a part for those like Thomas Kilgannon, an agricultural laborer from County Galway who was locked below in steerage with other immigrants until all of the lifeboats were full of first and second class passengers. Though some liberties are taken in bringing nine diverse personalities together on the night that most of them would perish, their individual stories are accurate and have long since become legends, if only to their own families.
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5m, 4f

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Steve Kluger

Steve Kluger

Steve Kluger is an author and playwright from Baltimore, Maryland, who grew up with only two heroes: Tom Seaver and Ethel Merman. Few were able to grasp the concept. A veteran of Casablanca and a graduate of The Graduate, he has written extensively on subjects as far ranging as World War II, rock and roll, and the Titanic; and as close to the heart as baseball and the Boston Red Sox (which ... view full profile

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