Dylan

by  Caitlin Thomas, Sidney Michaels, John M. Brinnin

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  15m, 13f

"Sensitive, sympathetic and compelling...An absorbing study in human disintegration." - New York Post

"So absorbing that it became a personal experience, and not just a skillful piece for the theatre. One of the beautiful plays of our time…

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    15m, 13f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Biography, Period
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    From Broadway

Additional Info

Alec Guinness starred on Broadway as the intemperate and often vulgar poet. The play begins with his farewell to wife and Wales to tour the states, follows him to colleges, bars and bedrooms and finally to the ship that bore his body home, dead at 39.
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Reviews

"Sensitive, sympathetic and compelling...An absorbing study in human disintegration." - New York Post

"So absorbing that it became a personal experience, and not just a skillful piece for the theatre. One of the beautiful plays of our time." - New York Daily News

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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Setting: The early 1950s in America and Wales.

Casting

15m, 13f

CAITLIN
DYLAN
REPORTERS
BRINNIN
ANGUS
CLUBWOMAN
MEG
ANNABELLE
MATTOCK
BARTENDER
STAGE MANAGER
BYSTANDER
KATHERINE ANNE PORTER
MISS WONDERLAND
STAGEHAND
MINISTER
ELENA
JAY HENRY
DOCTOR
NANCY
DECK OFFICER

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Authors

Caitlin Thomas

Caitlin Thomas

Sidney Michaels

Sidney Michaels

John M. Brinnin

John M. Brinnin

DYLAN was first presented by George W. George and Frank Granat at the Plymouth Theatre in New York City on January 18, 1964. Directed by Peter Glenville.

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