Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  3m, 5f

"A feisty feast of wicked wit [...] Piping hot satire that sings and stings." - The New York Times


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    3m, 5f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

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Believing that lively, contentious debate is the heart and soul of a dinner party, a domestic artist and perfect hostess has invited an assortment of opinionated personalities to share a surreal meal. The guests at this exquisite feast of food and argument confront the global implications of September 11 and beyond in an urgent, impassioned, and hilarious work that was applauded at Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival and Off Broadway.
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Accolades

  • Finalist! 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Reviews

REVIEWS

"A feisty feast of wicked wit [...] Piping hot satire that sings and stings." - The New York Times

"Theatrical fireworks." - The New Yorker

"Spirited, amusing and smart. A play that wants us to think as much as we feel." - Newsday

Considerations

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  • Minimum Fee: $100 per performance

Production

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  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Setting: An elegant dinner party.

Casting

3m, 5f
SUZIE
ROGER
LYDIA
JULIA
KHALID
TERENCE
JEFF
MOHAMMED
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Authors

Theresa Rebeck

Theresa Rebeckis a widely produced playwright throughout the United States and abroad. New York productions of her work include Dead Accounts at the Music Box Theatre; Seminar at the Golden Theatre; Mauritius at the Biltmore Theatre in a Manhattan Theater Club Production; The Scene, The Water’s Edge, Loose Knit, The Fa ...

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Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros

Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros's playOmnium Gatherum, co-written with Theresa Rebeck was a 2004 Pulitzer Prize Finalist (Humana Festival, Off-Broadway). Alexandra is the author of the new play Mean Time, which has been developed by Juilliard, NYU and the Vineyard Theatre. For her work on her controversial play, The Argum ...

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Omnium Gatherum premiered at the Humana Festival of New American Plays at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, KY in March 2003 under the direction of Will Frears.

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