The Literary Lesson

by  Norman Beim

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  3m, 3f

"You always tickle my funny bone." - Jerry Stiller

"Beim is a sensitive writer, able to view the controversial issues of today with gentle humor and compassion." - WHBI-Radio

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The Literary Lesson

by  Norman Beim

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Adam, a young, up and coming novelist, meets his youthful idol, the world renowned author, Geoffrey Kendall. They strike up a deep friendship. Adam becomes Geoffrey's alter ego. That same week-end Adam meets the lovely Dorothy Hewitt. He falls in love with her. Complications ensue when Geoffrey advises Adam not to marry, since family life is the reason that Geoffrey never achieved the greatness he aspired to. A literate ironic comedy based loosely on a novella by Henry James.

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"You always tickle my funny bone." - Jerry Stiller

"Beim is a sensitive writer, able to view the controversial issues of today with gentle humor and compassion." - WHBI-Radio

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Norman Beim

Norman Beim, a life time member of the Dramatist Guild, is a prize-wining playwright, veteran actor and director. His plays have been produced nationally and internationally and won a number of awards including the Robert J. Pickering Award (Coldwater Theatre), the David James Ellis Award (Theatre A ...

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