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Rainy Day in Newark, A - Full Length Play, Comedy

Rainy Day in Newark, A

Howard Teichmann

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Full Length Play, Comedy

9m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573614620

When pompous John Kodiak, a union boss, pressures Lamb Clock Company owner, Elizabeth Lamb, into signing an agreement to limit her employees to 12 hours a week, Kodiak does not expect Lamb's immediate acquiescence. Eager to teach Kodiak a lesson, Elizabeth hands over the company to Kodiak who boasts…

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When pompous John Kodiak, a union boss, pressures Lamb Clock Company owner, Elizabeth Lamb, into signing an agreement to limit her employees to 12 hours a week, Kodiak does not expect Lamb's immediate acquiescence. Eager to teach Kodiak a lesson, Elizabeth hands over the company to Kodiak who boasts that he can easily run the clock manufacturing business properly and to the advantage of the laborers. A madcap 1960s satire ensues which examines the perils of fanatical trade unionism, as Kodiak experiences firsthand how difficult it is to run an American business controlled by union law.
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9m, 2f

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Howard Teichmann

Howard M. Teichmann (1916-1987) was born in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin and joined Orson Welles’ Mercury Theatre as a stage manager in 1938. In 1939, Welles closed the theatre and moved the Mercury to radio where Teichmann joined him and John Houseman, eventually becoming writer and producer. Teichmann worked in radio and eventually television as a writer ... view full profile

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