Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) January 30, 2014
Three new e-Scripts™, from Pulitzer Prize Winner Lynn Nottage, have been added to the growing library of titles available on the Scene Partner® WebStore for use in the Scene Partner App. Stemming from the worldwide e-Script agreement between Dramatists Play Service and MyTheaterApps.com, Ms. Nottage’s new titles are now available to actors and theaters for use in memorizing lines and mounting future theatrical productions of her plays. The new e-Scripts join four prior titles from Ms Nottage, including her Pulitzer Prize winning play RUINED.
The new e-Scripts from Ms. Nottage include:
BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
A seventy-year journey through the life of Vera Stark, a headstrong African-American maid and budding actress, and her tangled relationship with her boss, a white Hollywood star desperately grasping to hold on to her career. When circumstances collide and both women land roles in the same Southern epic, the story behind the cameras leaves Vera with a surprising and controversial legacy scholars will debate for years to come.
"A satisfying screwball comedy in which Nottage uses stereotypes to expose them, tapping into a current of rueful emotion beneath the surface."
CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY
Recently widowed Godfrey, and his daughters Ernestine and Ermina, move from Florida to Brooklyn for a better life. Not knowing how to parent, Godfrey turns to religion for answers. The girls absorb their new surroundings, but not necessarily religion.
"...CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY, a complex, thought-provoking play..."
– Chicago Sun Times
MUD, RIVER, STONE
An African-American couple vacationing in Africa takes a turn off the main highway and find themselves stranded during rainy season in the remnants of a grand hotel.
"Each of Nottage's characters is a rich bundle of ideas and issues, as well as a sharp but sympathetic psychological portrait."
– Village Voice
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