A Stone Carver (formerly, The Understanding)

by  William Mastrosimone

Full Length Play, Drama  /  2m, 1f

Agostino Malatesta, a retired stone mason, refuses to leave his house after the government has condemned it to make way for a new highway, because it is his home , with all its memories of where he lived all his life with his late wife and raised his son Raff, where he grew his own grapes and made h…

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A Stone Carver (formerly, The Understanding)

by  William Mastrosimone

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A Stone Carver (formerly, The Understanding)

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Agostino Malatesta, a retired stone mason, refuses to leave his house after the government has condemned it to make way for a new highway, because it is his home , with all its memories of where he lived all his life with his late wife and raised his son Raff, where he grew his own grapes and made his own wine. Raff short for "Rafael" comes home to persuade his father that he must move. He brings along his "fiancee" the girl he lives with, and the sparks fly as generation does battle with generation. This is an extraordinary play by the author of The Woolgatherer, Extremities , A Tantalizing , Shivaree and Nanawatai
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William Mastrosimone

William Mastrosimone is an American playwright and screenwriter from Trenton, New Jersey. He attended high school at The Pennington School and received a graduate degree in playwriting from Mason Gross School of the Arts, a part of Rutgers University. His plays include The Woolgatherer, Extremities, Shivaree, and Cat’s ...

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