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Our lady of 121st Street

Jesus hopped the A train ; and In Arabia, we"d all be kings

by Stephen Adly Guirgis

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Published by Faber and Faber in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesJesus hopped the A train., In Arabia, we"d all be kings.
StatementStephen Adly Guirgis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3607.U49 O97 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination308 p. :
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3697154M
ISBN 100571211887
LC Control Number2003107175
OCLC/WorldCa53810655

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Her former pupils all of them dysfunctional and unlikeable except for former student Inez, the put-upon ex-wife of a self-absorbed /5. Stephen Adly Guirgis’ play Our Lady of st Street is “too”: too many characters, characters who are too over-the-top, too many stereotypes, too pointless.

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Get this from a library. Our lady of st street. [Stephen Adly Guirgis] -- The Ortiz Funeral Room is in big trouble. The body of beloved community activist and nun Sister Rose has been stolen from the viewing room, and now the neighborhood residents are waiting for her.

Our Lady of st Street Stephen Adly Guirgis. Narrator Full Cast, Laurence Fishburne. Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works. 0 1 0 Summary A group of old friends find themselves at Harlem’s Ortiz Funeral Home to mourn the death of a beloved nun from their childhood.

Our time with these folks after two beautifully written and directed hours feels like it should have only just begun. Our Lady of st Street is at the Pershing Square Signature Center, NYC.

Stephen Adly Guirgis is an American playwright, screenwriter, director, and actor. He is a member and a former co-artistic director of New York City's LAByrinth Theater Company. His plays have been produced both Off-Broadway and on Broadway as well as in the UK.

His play Between Riverside and Crazy won the Pulitzer Prize for DramaBorn:   Read an Excerpt. Our Lady of st Street. OUR LADY OF st STREET. Our Lady of st Street was originally produced by the LAByrinth Theater Company, Jinn S.

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