Approaching Simone

by  Megan Terry

Full Length Play, Drama  /  8m, 4f

Winner! 1969 Best Play Obie Award

"May very well stimulate renewed interest, especially among the young, in one of the most powerful minds and tormented spirits our age has produced."-Newsweek

"A superb theatrical coup.-The New York Times

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Approaching Simone

by  Megan Terry

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  • Cast Size

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    8m, 4f
  • SubGenre

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    Biography
  • Accolades

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    Obie, From Off-Broadway

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Simone Weil, a French girl of Jewish extraction whose death in 1943 was caused primarily by self-imposed starvation, is the subject of this striking theatrical exploration into the nature of faith and spirituality. Approaching Simone gives fascinating insights into this extraordinary woman who was later canonized as a saint.
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Accolades

  • Winner! 1969 Best Play Obie Award

Reviews

"May very well stimulate renewed interest, especially among the young, in one of the most powerful minds and tormented spirits our age has produced.-Newsweek

"A superb theatrical coup.-The New York Times

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
  • Mandatory Music/Media Fee: $15 per performance

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8m, 4f
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