Horovitz Plays: "The Indian Wants the Bronx", "Line", "The Widow's Blind Date", "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard", "Cat-lady" v. 1

Horovitz Plays: "The Indian Wants the Bronx", "Line", "The Widow's Blind Date", "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard", "Cat-lady" v. 1

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By (author) Israel Horovitz, Introduction by Eugene Ionesco

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  • Publisher: METHUEN DRAMA
  • Format: Paperback | 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 129mm x 198mm x 17mm | 224g
  • Publication date: 3 August 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0413774899
  • ISBN 13: 9780413774897
  • Sales rank: 637,635

Product description

Five classic plays in one volume, complete with a full introduction by the author and a foreword by Eugene Ionesco.The Indian Wants the Bronx: 'Horovitz uncovers that most careful thread of insight - that violence partakes equally of ignorance and fear.' Showcase 1. OBIE Award, NY Drama Desk Award. Line: Off-Broadway's longest-running play, ever. A contemporary classic, it has played for 32 consecutive years. The Widow's Blind Date: 'Terrifying and real ...a masterpiece.' Los Angeles Times Park Your Car In Harvard Yard: 'The best new play of the Broadway season.' Financial Times Cat-Lady: "poignant, funny, and, at times, [a] terrifying depiction of the loneliness of old age.' The Independent

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Author information

Israel Horovitz has had more than fifty plays produced in New York, many of them translated and performed around the world. Among his best-known are Line, The Indian Wants the Bronx (which introduced Al Pacino), Rats, North Shore Fish, It's Called the Sugar Plum, Morning, The Primary English Class, The Wakefield Plays, Lebensraum and My Old Lady.

Review quote

"'Horovitz uncovers that most careful thread of insight - that violence partakes equally of ignorance and fear.' Showcase 1. OBIE Award, NY Drama Desk Award. 'Terrifying and real... a masterpiece.' Los Angeles Times 'The best new play of the Broadway season.' Financial Times "poignant, funny, and, at times, [a] terrifying depiction of the loneliness of old age.' The Independent 'Israel Horovitz is the most popular American playwright in France, and, quite possibly, in most of Europe." International Herald-Tribune"

Table of contents

The Indian wants the Bronx; Line; The Widow's Blind Date; Park Your Car in Harvard Yard; Cat-Lady