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Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, JoBeth Williams, Tony Roberts, Caroline Aaron, Jay Paulson, Kala Savage, John Vickery, James Warwick This delightful Broadway hit chronicles three Jewish sisters from Brooklyn as they gather in London to celebrate a birthday. Wasserstein's three sisters include a brilliant banker and single mother who has given up on romance, a suburban housewife who moonlights as a talk-show host and a travel writer who still wants to write her serious book.
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Three Jewish middle-aged sisters, originally from Brooklyn, come together in Queen Anne's Gate, London, to celebrate the fifty-fourth birthday of Sara, the eldest, now a brilliant British banker. Divorced, a single mother, Sara no longer sees the necessity for romance. Gorgeous, suburban housewife and mother, is also a talk-show personality. And Pfeni, journalist and travel writer, still hasn't written her serious book on the women of Tajikistan. Pfeni's boyfriend, Geoffrey, director of the hit musical The Scarlet Pimpernel, brings to Sara's house Mervyn, a faux furrier, "the world leader in synthetic animal protective covering". Sara meets Merv and finds that even at fifty-four there are possibilities. An exuberant, heart-warming, contemporary comedy by one of America's best playwrights.About the Author:
Wendy Wasserstain has been among our chief theatrical witnesses, capturing the essential elements of contemporary women’s lives, infusing them with a decidedly female sensibility and returning them to use as theatre. Wendy Wasserstein is probably best known for THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, which won a Pulitzer Prize and the first Tony Award given to a female playwright. A writer writes to make sense out of things, to put order to experience; Wendy Wasserstein does all that and more – she writes to illuminate, to clarify, to ask questions and to entertain.
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Book Description L.A. Theatre Works, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1580811353
Book Description L.A. Theatre Works, 2000. Audio Cassette. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111580811353