Of the Fields, Lately

by  David French

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 1f

"Worthy and convincing. Line by line, scene by scene, it is above reproach." - The New York Times

"French's extraordinary inner ear responds once again to heartbeat shifts in emotion and perception, and his lovely sense of comedy contro…

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Of the Fields, Lately

by  David French

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In this brilliant sequel to his first play, David French reunited the Mercer family under the pressure of Jacob's imminent death. Son, Ben returns home after an absence of two years to find his mother and Jacob's best friend Wiff, trying to sustain his father. A heart attack has forced Jacob out of work and he can't reconcile himself to his frightening situation. Everyone in the play discovers something about himself, under the pressure of imminent death.
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"Worthy and convincing. Line by line, scene by scene, it is above reproach." - The New York Times

"French's extraordinary inner ear responds once again to heartbeat shifts in emotion and perception, and his lovely sense of comedy controls the contradictions of human nature...Of The Fields, Lately concludes...with a blinding moment growing richly from a play and production which are so profoundly moving that though we may be forced to bid the Mercers farewell, we will not, can not let them go." - Toronto Star

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