National Anthems

by  Dennis McIntyre

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  2m, 1f

"Profane, smart and disturbingly funny...with an acuteness that's as up to date as this morning's newspaper headlines." - Rochester Times Union

"McIntyre demonstrates his visceral sense of theatricality as well as his own state of the hear…

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National Anthems

by  Dennis McIntyre

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    2m, 1f

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Long Wharf Theatre premiered this hard hitting parable about American materialism by the author of Modigliani, Split Second and Established Price. In their sumptuous home, the Reeds have hosted a party for their neighbors. It is late and everyone has gone when a final guest arrives, a fireman who is not of the Reeds' socio economic position. Nonetheless, the Reeds are gracious until the guest's desperation for material comforts, status and pride surfaces and things get nasty.
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"Profane, smart and disturbingly funny . . . with an acuteness that's as up to date as this morning's newspaper headlines." - Rochester Times Union

"McIntyre demonstrates his visceral sense of theatricality as well as his own state of the heart awareness of contemporary behavior." - N.Y. Times

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