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The Glory of Living
The Glory of Living
Winner of THE AMERICAN THEATRE CRITICS ASSOCIATION OSBORN AWARD

PULITZER PRIZE NOMINEE AND RUNNER-UP

LONDON EVENING STANDARD AWARD "BEST NEW PLAY"

AFTER DARK AWARD "BEST NEW WORK"

JOSEPH JEFFERSON CITATION "BEST NEW WORK"

"Plays don't come much tougher, or more compassionate." —The Guardian

"Intelligent and provoking … Gilman has created a couple whose degeneracy is the vehicle for a searing analysis of moral codes, sexual abuse, fear, love, poverty and the value of a life." —The Sunday Times

"Psychological shrewdness and on-target language." —New York Magazine
By Rebecca Gilman.

Cast: 5m., 5w. (with doubling.) The Glory of Living tells the story of Lisa, a 15-year-old girl, and her marriage to Clint, an ex-con twice her age. Systematically abused by her husband, Lisa is coerced into helping him commit crimes of varying magnitude, including murder. Three int. sets. Approximate Running Time: 90 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  G73
Cast Size:  10
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  66
Royalty:  $100.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $10.95
Approx. Running Time:  90 min.
Categories
Target Audience: College and Adult
Performing Group: College Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Drama
ISBN (10): 158342136X
Publication Date: 11/15/2002
Biographies
Rebecca Gilman's plays include Luna Gale; Spinning Into Butter; Boy Gets Girl; The Crowd You're in With; Dollhouse; A True History of the Johnstown Flood; The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter; Blue Surge; Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976 and The Glory of Living. Her plays have been produced by (among others) the Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, the Royal Court Theatre, ...More
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This title can only be licensed/sold in the U.S. and Canada
* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.


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