The Happy Days (Akins/Puge)

by  Zoë Akins

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 3f

"A comic and touching story of adolescence." - The New York Times

"A dramatic lyric of youth's longings, poetry and regrets...a play of charm and tenderness...delicately humorous." - The Commonwealth

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The Happy Days (Akins/Puge)

by  Zoë Akins

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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of The Old Maid, this story tells of the events that transpire when a handsome young aviator is forced down in the Thousand Islands near the home of three charming young people and their two cousins. All of the girls are fascinated and the 'flyboy' plays out his 'love scenes' while the other boys sulk. When the youngest girl takes the attentions a little too much to heart, there is near tragedy but life goes on when the pilot takes back to the sky.
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"A comic and touching story of adolescence." - The New York Times "A dramatic lyric of youth's longings, poetry and regrets...a play of charm and tenderness...delicately humorous." - The Commonwealth

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Zoë Akins

Zoë Akins (October 30, 1886 – October 29, 1958) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright, poet, and author. Her first major dramatic work was Papa, written in 1914. The comedy failed, but she continued to write. She followed early failure with The Magical City and Declassé ...

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