By John Patrick Shanley
“In the appallingly enjoyable Dirty Story . . . Mr. Shanley has elevated his concentration from the intimate to the foreign to create one of many liveliest, boldest and—against the odds—funniest reviews ever of a topic that even hard-core satirists are likely to procedure on tiptoe.”—Ben Brantley, The ny Times
Three new works via Pulitzer Prize–winning writer John Patrick Shanley, one in every of our country’s so much politically present and theatrically elastic playwrights. In Dirty Story a few sadomasochistic writers struggle over rights to their ny urban loft, during this attractive satire of the Israeli-Palestinian clash that's “astonishing,” says Tony Kushner, “The research of the center East during this play is lifeless on, precisely completely pitched.” In his darkish comedy Where’s My Money? Shanley takes on marriage, infidelity and divorce legal professionals in a play that's “so harsh, it’s funny—terrifying, yet funny,” (The ny Times). And in his Sailor’s Song, love turns into an act of braveness, during this seashore romance concerning the simple task of dying, the brevity of adlescent, and the significance of now.
John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt gained the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for top Play, and was once selected as top play of the yr by means of over 10 newspapers and magazines. His different performs comprise Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, Four canines and a Bone, Psychopathia Sexualis and Savage Limbo. He has written generally for television and picture, together with Moonstruck, for which he received an Academy Award for most sensible screenplay.
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