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Look Back in Anger
Look Back in Anger
By John Osborne.

Cast: 3m., 2w. The play is about an angry young man, Jimmy Porter, who looks back because he has so little incentive to look ahead. The words pour out of him, a flood of satire and invective. The words are often cruel, but they are also vibrant and colorful. They sting the characters of the play and the audience, too. In Jimmy Porter's boiling resentment at not being able to find himself in his own generation, he makes life impossible for those he most cherishes. Living with Jimmy in a poor attic apartment is his wife, Alison. The critic Walter Kerr described her as "his bloodlessly patient wife, drained of all response, hopelessly unable to convey the inexplicable love she continues to feel—drawn in sure, plain, unselfpitying strokes." A friend, Cliff, is a no-man's land upon which some of their pain can be visited. Helena is a friend of Jimmy's wife who, in an effort to help the wife escape this life, is herself caught in the same trap. One int. set.

On page 66 of the playbook, a stage direction reads: "The two men do a Flanagan and Allen
Play details
Status:  (Subject to Restriction)
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  L29
Cast Size:  5
No. of Act(s):  3
Pages:  74
Royalty:  $80.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $9.95
Approx. Running Time:  90 min.
Target Audience: High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Drama | Literary Classic
ISBN (10): 087129222X
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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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