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Richard Greenberg

The Babylon Line

€ 15.95


`An electrifying new play by Tony Award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg, The Babylon Line is an affecting tale of a straight-laced suburban Long Island town at the hazy end of the 1960s follows an adult-education creative-writing class and their teacher. A thirty-eight-year-old writer from Greenwich Village, Aaron is painfully aware of his failures as an artist when his desperate need for a job forces him to commute along the Babylon Line to Levittown to teach. What awaits him is a classroom of varyingly unwilling students, some who attend because their preferred course was full, others who are attentive enough but sit silently at their desks--and all of whom have yet to set pen to paper. Over the course of the semester, Aaron`s adult pupils write increasingly more honest life accounts and stories, and cracks begin to appear in their small-town community. A particularly bold and troubled student, Joan, strikes up a rapport with Aaron that threatens to become something more, as the pair bond over their failing marriages and creative frustrations. In the end, we observe the life-changing effects of artistic expression as Greenberg maps out the rest of each of the characters` lives, full of triumphs and newfound joy that can be traced back directly to those few weeks in a classroom in 1967. Richard Greenberg`s intelligent, nuanced, and perceptive dialogue has been described by the New York Times as `exquisite. sparkling gems that [he] delivers with gratifying frequency.` One of America`s most loved and frequently produced playwrights, Greenberg has wisdom that runs deep, and his humor and charm make his work destined to be read and performed for generations to come`-



Taal / Language : English

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Paperback / softback
136 pagina's
Januari 2016
136 gram
210 x 140 x 9 mm
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