Gulf War/Black

Gulf War/Black

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Two one-act plays by Joyce Carol Oates. In Gulf War, an affluent young couple entertains an older couple for an evening of cocktails and politics during the Gulf War. But as the evening continues, the conversation take a bizarre and absurd tone.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performances featuring:

Edward Asner as Deforrest Widmark
Stephanie Dunnam as Nicole Bell
Nan Martin as Mitzie Widmark
Joe Spano as Stuart Bell

And in Black, a couple anxiously awaits the arrival of an ex-husband for dinner and drinks. As the wine glasses are drained, the evening becomes dark and intense, revealing the true colors of the characters in this eerie love triangle.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performances featuring:

Stephanie Dunnam as Debra O’Donnell
Rif Hutton as Lew Claybrook
Joe Spano as Jonathan Boyd

Directed by Peggy Shannon. Recorded before a live audience at the Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, Santa Monica in October of 1991.

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978 1 58081 636 6

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Joyce Carol Oates


Edward Asner, Stephanie Dunnam, Rif Hutton, Nan Martin, Joe Spano

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