Jim Dandy

by  William Saroyan

Full Length Play  /  13m, 4f

"I would implore you, our audience, to seek neither the messages nor meanings in Jim Dandy, but to relax . . . and let Saroyan's mood play upon you, as you would in hearing a symphony for the first time or in reading a beautiful poem." - Bra…

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    13m, 4f

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This imaginary and brief song of life is one of the most extraordinary and fabulous plays of our time. Its people are a spangled caravan, stumbling in search of the meaning of existence: "to be, beget, and begone." They are a fascinating lot who are accidentally caught together in the circus of life. They sing, share devout wishes, fall in love and, before they die, teach a cynic to understand that man lives less by science than by miracles of faith. Both the plot and the language, in their own way, have moments of exquisite brilliance.
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"I would implore you, our audience, to seek neither the messages nor meanings in Jim Dandy, but to relax . . . and let Saroyan's mood play upon you, as you would in hearing a symphony for the first time or in reading a beautiful poem." - Bradford Whitney, Director, Saint Louis Community Playhouse

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