My Sister Eileen

by  Joseph Fields, Jerome Chodorov

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  21m, 6f

A modern classic. Based on stories by Ruth McKenney.

As decribed in the World Telegram, "The new play recounts only the twelve months' period encompassed by the signing of a lease on a Greenwich Village basement apartment and the evacuation thereof, and a few of the amazing adventures that befell the t…

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    21m, 6f

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As decribed in the World Telegram, "The new play recounts only the twelve months' period encompassed by the signing of a lease on a Greenwich Village basement apartment and the evacuation thereof, and a few of the amazing adventures that befell the two girls…an engaging, heart-warming play with exceptionally high comedy content. Eileen is the pretty one—the one who has stage aspirations and the homey personality that innocently invites passes from every man from 14 to 85 who has eyes in his head. Ruth is the plainer one, and her bent is for literature. Well, the two girls…land in the toils of Landlord Appopolous and the most distracting apartment you ever saw. Through their basement grating the swirling life of the village, its drunks and gamins, its hucksters and hustlers and occasionally its cops, seep, flow and sometimes come in an unwelcome deluge…The kitchenette is aptly described as a 'nauseating nook.' Blasting in the new subway cavern beneath rocks the building…Finally six officers of the Brazilian navy follow Ruth home, under certain mistaken impressions, and create something…only short of an international incident."
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"A modern classic. Based on stories by Ruth McKenney.

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  • Licensing available for professional groups only. Some restrictions apply.

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21m, 6f
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Joseph Fields

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Jerome Chodorov

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