The Lucky Spot (Library Edition Audio CDs)

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9781580812986: The Lucky Spot (Library Edition Audio CDs)

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley spins one of her most colorful tales, as she follows a hilarious band of ne er-do-wells trying to scratch dreams from the Louisiana mud. It is Christmas Eve, 1938, and 15-year-old Cassidy Smith is very pregnant with the child of 40ish Reed Hooker. Cassidy is desperate to marry Reed, Reed is desperate to open the hottest new taxi-dancing emporium in Louisiana and neither are prepared for the arrival of Reed s wife, Sue Jack Hooker, a dangerous beauty who has just been let out of the penitentiary.

A L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Jean Smart, Jack Black, Brandon Maggart, Jim McLure, Laurel Moglen, Elizabeth Ruscio, and Kurtwood Smith.

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It's Christmas Eve, 1938, and 15-year-old Cassidy Smith is very pregnant with the child of 40ish Reed Hooker. Cassidy is desperate to marry Reed, Reed is desperate to open Louisiana's hottest new taxi-dancing emporium and neither are prepared for the arrival of Reed's wife, Sue Jack Hooker, a dangerous beauty who has just been let out of the penitentiary. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley spins one of her most colorful tales, as she follows a hilarious band of ne'er-do-wells trying to scratch dreams from the Louisiana mud.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Jack Black, Brandon Maggart, Jim McLure, Laurel Moglen, Elizabeth Ruscio, Jean Smart and Kurtwood Smith.

About the Author:

Beth Henley (born 1952) of Jackson, Mississippi, is a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright. Henley attended Southern Methodist University. Her most famous play, Crimes of the Heart, was her first produced professionally. Crimes of the Heart won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play of 1981. The play also earned Henley a Tony award nomination and her screenplay for the film version of Crimes of the Heart was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay. Her play, The Miss Firecracker Contest, was produced as the 1989 film, Miss Firecracker, with Holly Hunter in the lead role.

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