The Race Play

by  Israel Horovitz

Short Play  /  4m, 5f

Published in Israel Horovitz's New Shorts.

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This brilliant collection of Horovitz’s newest one-act plays can be mixed and matched to form several “theme” evenings. For example, nine of these plays formed the highly-successful off-Broadway show “Israel Horovitz’s New Shorts”: The Bridal Dance, Affection In Time (The Prologue), The Fat Guy Gets The Girl, Beirut Rocks, The Audition Play, The Hotel Play, Cat-Lady, Inconsolable and The Race Play . Additionally, six of these plays were joined to create an evening called “6 Hotels”: Fiddleheads and Lovers, Speaking of Tushy, Beirut Rocks, (intermission), The Audition Play, The Hotel Play, 2nd Violin. Recently, an off-Broadway show was created by Barefoot Theatre Company entitled “The Middle-East (in pieces)”, comprised of A Mother’s Love , Security, Beirut Rocks, and What Strong Fences Make.
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4m, 5f

DEE DEE - 60s-80s.
JEANNIE - 20s-30s
BOBBI - 20s-20s
EVVIE - 20s-30s.
ANNIE - 12.
ERNIE - 20s-30s.
TODD - 20s-30s.
JESUS - 20s-30s.

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Israel Horovitz

Isreal Horovitz is a playwright, director and actor. His plays have been translated and performed in as many as 30 languages, worldwide. His 70+ plays include Line (now in 38th year of continuous performance, off-Broadway, at 13th St. Repertory Theatre), The Indian Wants The Bronx (Steppenwolf: Gary Sinise & Terry ...

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