Davis Lindsay Abaire Handout

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Desera Moore Theatre Appreciation David Lindsay Abaire Background- Born and raised in Boston’s inner city Mother was a fruit peddler and Father was a factory worker Received six year scholarship to a prestigious New England prep school at age 12 Playwright Style- Plays tend to be peopled with outsiders in search of clarity Center around grave reality and joyous lunacy Plays are often dark, funny, blithe, hopeful and ironic Famous Plays- Fuddy Meers - a story about an amnesiac, Claire, who is attempting to put her life back
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Unformatted text preview: together by piecing together information from her husband, Richard, and Kenny, her teenage son with an attitude problem. Desera Moore Theatre Appreciation Rabbit Hole- Becca and Howie Corbetts world is turned upside down as a result of the tragic and untimely death of their four-year-old daughter. The play is centered around the couple and the manner in which they deal with their grief. Awards- LA Drama Critics Circle Award Kesselring Prize Garland Award Pulitzer Prize for Rabbit Hole...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course THA 2303 taught by Professor Wilmore during the Spring '08 term at Texas Tech.

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