The Shadow Box
by Michael Cristofer
Full Length Play, Drama / 5m, 4f
In this compelling dramatic triptych, three terminal cancer patients dwell in separate cottages on a hospital's grounds.
- Winner! 1977 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Winner! 1977 Tony Award® for Best Play
"By far the finest play of the New York season, beautifully realized drama of sensitive perceptions often as funny as it is moving." - Washington Post
"An important, touching and courageous play...Triumphantly turns up...Cristofer writes with the compassion of the undamned. An extraordinarily good Broadway play with meaty roles for actors." - The New York Times
"Thunders with life." - ABC TV
"Extraordinary. An overwhelming emotional experience. Truly startling and in its uncompromising way, very funny." - Boston Globe
- Minimum Fee: $125 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary, 1970s
- Setting: The play takes place in three cottages on the grounds of a large hospital.