By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781559364423Publication Date:
8 May 2014
Size: 215mm x 135mm£19.99
First Staged:
Second Stage Theater, New York, 2011

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

By Lynn Nottage

Paperback £19.99

A hilarious satire of race in the glamorous days of Old Hollywood, told via the life of a fictional African-American movie star. From the winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

In 1930s Hollywood, Vera Stark is a budding actress in an era where the only roles for African-American women are maids. When she is cast in the same Southern epic as her employer, an aging star grasping at her dwindling career, sparks fly. In 2003, a panel of film buffs meets to discuss Vera Stark's legacy, and discover new insight into exactly how she built her successful forty-year career. 

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark premiered at the Second Stage Theater, New York in 2011.

Press Quotes

'A quicksilver construction... highly theatrical'

Hollywood Reporter

'Biting... provokes hearty laughter and troubling thoughts at the same time'

New York Times

'Spellbinding... [a] sly and slippery satire'

Time Out Chicago
Paperback,104 pages ISBN: 9781559364423Publication Date:
8 May 2014
Size: 215mm x 135mm£19.99

Also by Lynn Nottage:

Mlima's Tale
Intimate Apparel & Fabulation: Two Plays
Crumbs from the Table of Joy
Intimate Apparel
Mlima's Tale

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