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When Lyman Felt--a poet-turned-insurance-tycoon--crashes his car in upstate New York, his excessive lifestyle begins to catch up with him as his two wives show up to take care of him in the hospital, in a full-length play by one of America's great playwrights. Original.
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Lyman Felt is a dynamic and vigorous man who has it all: a thriving insurance business, fame as a poet, children who adore him -- and two women claiming to be his wife. Restrained, conservative Theo and independent, opinionated Leah meet in the hospital where Lyman is recovering from a car wreck, having driven in a blizzard on Mount Morgan. The women's shock at Lyman's bigamy and Lyman's justification of his actions create a whirlwind of hard truths and painful memories into which Lyman's daughter, his best friend, and even the nurse taking care of him are drawn.
One of America's greatest and most renowned playwrights, Arthur Miller crafts a drama of love, betrayal, and the hunger to reach the limits of human experience and desire.
This new edition of Arthur Miller's 1991 play includes the revisions he made for the acclaimed 1998 Public Theater production starring Patrick Stewart.About the Author:
Arthur Miller was born in New York City in 1915 and studied at the University of Michigan. His plays include All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), A View from the Bridge and A Memory of Two Mondays (1955), After the Fall (1963), Incident at Vichy (1964), The Price (1968), The Creation of the World and Other Business (1972) and The American Clock. He has also written two novels, Focus (1945), and The Misfits, which was filmed in 1960, and the text for In Russia (1969), Chinese Encounters (1979), and In the Country (1977), three books of photographs by his wife, Inge Morath. More recent works include a memoir, Timebends (1987), and the plays The Ride Down Mt. Morgan (1991), The Last Yankee (1993), Broken Glass (1993), which won the Olivier Award for Best Play of the London Season, and Mr. Peter's Connections (1998). His latest book is On Politics and the Art of Acting. Miller was granted with the 2001 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He has twice won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, and in 1949 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.
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