When Andrea tries to buy a newspaper in New York's East Village, she is thrust into an emotional journey she will never forget. The newsstand vendor seems to know the most intimate secrets of her entire life. She even knows who her boyfriend is sleeping with and why. In this funny and touching play, two women are forced to confront who they are, who they were, and what it means to be a friend.
"Gripping and hilarious.-- The New York Times. "Really terrific."-- The New York Press. "An extraordinary play...Unforgettable."-- Back Stage.
Childhood was first produced at the Circle in the Square Theater in New York January 10, 1962, as one of three plays grouped as "Plays for Bleecker Street." It was televised by the CBC in 1966 and 1969, and by an educational television channel in