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4 plays: Come back, Little Sheba Picnic; Bus stop; The dark at the top of the stairs. by William Inge

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesCome back, Little Sheba., Picnic., Bus stop., Dark at the top of the stairs.
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LC ClassificationsPS3517.N265 F6
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17755723M

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From "Come back, little Sheba" to the classic "Bus Stop", William Inge explores the unspoken among our everyday life. The artificial family dynamics, the human's intense desire to be treasured: Williams Inge tackles the facade that we all use to attempt to protect s: 4 Plays by William Inge: Come Back, Little Sheba, Picnic, Bus Stop, the Dark at the Top of the Stairs (English and French Edition) (French) Paperback – June 1, : Samuel Beckett. 4 Plays By William Inge: Come Back, Little Sheba; Picnic; Bus Stop; The Dark at the Top of the Stairs Hardcover – January 1, Be the first to review this cturer: Random House.   Come Back, Little Sheba concerns itself with the near-tragic crisis in the lives of an alcoholic and his wife; Picnic deals with the effects of the arrival of a vagabond on a group of women in a small Kansas town; Bus Stop centers on a group of people stranded in a small café; The Dark at the Top of the Stairs presents a somber picture of a family Brand: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

Come Back, Little Sheba, Picnic, Bus Stop, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs by William Inge “Inge has represented with astonishing veracity the oppressive banality of the lives of his characters: the events of their lives have the nerve-tightening regularity of a dripping faucet. "Come Back, Little Sheba" is the first play, and the one the movie industry left almost untouched. With today's hindsight it becomes easier to understand Lola's depression in the context of Doc's incipient alcoholism, and the fact that they feel stuck with each other in a joyless middle by: 2. Picnic Plus 3: 4 Plays by William Inge - Come Back, Little Sheba; Picnic; Bus Stop; The Dark at the Top of the Stairs Hardcover – New from.4/5(1). When looking up my next read on my Kindle, William Ingle's Bus Stop was highlighted. I have several William Ingle plays on my list and "Come Back, Little Sheba", (Orginally produced Septem at Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, Connecticut, Shirley Booth, Joan Lorring amd Sidney Blackmer; The Theatre Guild at the Booth Theatre, NYC, on Febru ) was calling me to /5.

Beginning in , William Inge achieved four consecutive Broadway successes with the plays in this volume, which gained even greater audiences as motion pictures. Come Back, Little Sheba concerns itself with the near-tragic crisis in the lives of an alcoholic .   Directed by Daniel Mann. With Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore, Richard Jaeckel. An emotionally remote recovering alcoholic and his dowdy, unambitious wife face a personal crisis when they take in an attractive lodger/10(K). A movie version of the play by William Inge, COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA is the story of "Doc" and "Lola" Delaney -- a sadly aging couple whose attention seems drawn undistractably to lost dreams and failed ambitions. A grim and cold recovering alcoholic, Doc seems only able to numb the pain of his black-and-white existence with drink. About Picnic Plus 3: 4 Plays “Inge reveals the powerful mysteries in our lives.”—Tennessee Williams Four plays by a quintessential twentieth-century playwright—Come Back, Little Sheba; Picnic, winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Bus Stop; and The Dark at the Top of the Stairs—with a foreword by the author. “This nice, well-bred next door neighbor, with the accent that belongs to no.