The Long Christmas Ride Home
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781559362498Publication Date:
1 Jul 2007
Size: 216mm x 136mm£12.99
First Staged:
USA: 2003

The Long Christmas Ride Home

By Paula Vogel

Paperback £12.99

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A moving and memorable study of the American family, conceived as 'a puppet play with actors', from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.

Past and present collide on a snowy Christmas Eve for a troubled family of five. Humorous and heart-wrenching, this beautifully written play proves that magic can be found in the simplest breaths of life.

The Long Christmas Ride Home combines elements of Nó theatre and Bunraku with contemporary Western sensibilities to forge a mesmerizing homage to the works of Thornton Wilder, especially his Our Town.

Press Quotes

'One of the most absorbing evenings of theatre to come along in some time'

Variety

'Enough to make even die-hard agnostics believe, at least for an instant, in the mystical powers of drama'

New York Times
Paperback,128 pages ISBN: 9781559362498Publication Date:
1 Jul 2007
Size: 216mm x 136mm£12.99

Also by Paula Vogel:

Indecent
How I Learned to Drive
A Civil War Christmas
The Baltimore Waltz and other plays
The Mineola Twins
The Mammary Plays

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