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Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) (1998) [Play]
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Summary :

In this exuberant comedy- and original revision of Shakespeare's Othello and Romeo and Juliet- Constance Ledbelly, a drab and dusty academic, deciphers a cryptic manuscript she believes to be the original source for the tragedies, and is transported into the plays themselves. She visits Juliet and Desdemona, has a hand in saving them, and finds out what these women are about. In true Shakespearean spirit, Constance plunders the plays and creates something new, all the while engaging in a personal voyage of self-discovery. With an abundance of twists, fights, dances, seductions and wild surprises, the play is an absolute joy of theatricality-not surprisingly, considering the author who created it.

Original title: Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)
Original languages: English


Genre: Drama and Plays

Edition #1: Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) (1998)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Imagine a collaboration among Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll and Woody Allen, and you have the essence of Goodnight Desdemona." The Commercial Appeal (Memphis)
  • "Clever, pointed and entertaining.... This play is one of the wildest and woolliest feminist appraisals that theatre has seen, and one of the most intellectually ambitious." The Globe and Mail
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Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) (1998)

ISBN: 0802135773

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