The Baltimore Waltz and other plays
Paperback, 313 pages ISBN: 9781559361095Publication Date:
1 Aug 1996
Size: 215mm x 137mm£18.99

The Baltimore Waltz and other plays

By Paula Vogel

Paperback £18.99

A collection of Paula Vogel's work, surveying a remarkable decade of her writing for the stage. Her singular voice is exhilarating, comic and heartbreaking by turns.

This volume contains:

The Baltimore Waltz (1f 2m)
Centres around a loved one lost to AIDS.
'rare and magnificent work. A celebration of life at the same time it is a heart-rending evocation of loss' Baltimore Sun

And Baby Makes Seven (2f 1m)
Anna, Ruth and Peter await the arrival of their newborn child; but first they must rid the crowded apartment of their three imaginary children.
'a profound and clever comedy' Drama-Logue

The Oldest Profession (5f)
A play about five ageing prostitutes.

Desdemona (3f)
'A play about a hankerchief' – a re-working of Othello.
'a deliciously demented version of the Moor's Tale' Wall Street Journal

Hot 'N' Throbbing (3f 3m)
Because obscenity begins at home – a play about pornography.

'Paula Vogel's plays wake me up. Profoundly. They go for the throat with enormous humanity, humor and intelligence. Her plays are at once simple and complex, terrifying and encouraging, funny and heartbreaking' Anne Bogart

Press Quotes

'Nothing more spiritually nourishing could take place on the contemporary stage'

Village Voice

'These five plays represent some of the strongest writing in the contemporary American theatre'

Baltimore Sun
Paperback, 313 pages ISBN: 9781559361095Publication Date:
1 Aug 1996
Size: 215mm x 137mm£18.99

Also by Paula Vogel:

How I Learned to Drive
The Mammary Plays
The Mineola Twins
A Civil War Christmas
Indecent
The Long Christmas Ride Home

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