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The Sisters Rosensweig
     

The Sisters Rosensweig

by Wendy Wasserstein
 

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Sara's 54th birthday party becomes a psychodrama when a series of bizarre characters invade her London flat: Sara's sister, talk-show host Gorgeous; her sister Pfeni, a peripatetic travel writer; Pfeni's bisexual lover; and Sara's possibly anti-Semitic beau. Romance, recrimination, and reconciliation are the hallmarks of this ultimately uplifting comedy.

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Sara's 54th birthday party becomes a psychodrama when a series of bizarre characters invade her London flat: Sara's sister, talk-show host Gorgeous; her sister Pfeni, a peripatetic travel writer; Pfeni's bisexual lover; and Sara's possibly anti-Semitic beau. Romance, recrimination, and reconciliation are the hallmarks of this ultimately uplifting comedy.

Editorial Reviews

New Yorker
The laughter is all but continuous.
NY Times
Funny. Observant. A play with wit as well as acumen...In dealing with social and cultural paradoxes, Ms. Wasserstein is, as always, the most astute of commentators.
NY Post
This is a simply lovely, funny play, and such family values benefit from small revelations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580811354
Publisher:
L.A. Theatre Works
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Edition description:
Unabridged, 2 Cassettes
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.03(w) x 7.02(h) x 0.84(d)

Meet the Author


Wendy Wasserstein is the author of many plays, including The Heidi Chronicles, for which she received a Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize. She has also been the recipient of the New York Drama Critics Circle Prize, the Drama Desk Award, and the Outer Critics Circle Award. She lives in New York City.

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