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The Shoemaker's Holiday By Thomas Dekker

The Shoemaker's Holiday

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Bernard Sahlins's new adaptation makes the comedy classic by Thomas Dekker-a Shakespeare contemporary-extremely playable. Plays for Performance Series.

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The Shoemaker's Holiday by Thomas Dekker

Written and first performed in 1599, The Shoemaker's Holiday was the most popular non-Shakespearean comedy of its day-a hearty brew of character and overflowing good humor, occasionally ribald, about the gentle craft of shoemaking. Bernard Sahlins's new adaptation streamlines the dialogue for contemporary audiences and makes it extremely playable.

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The adaptations made by Sahlins are invisible to anyone who is not intimately familiar with the text. * Library Journal *

About Thomas Dekker


Bernard Sahlins is co-editor, with Nicholas Rudall, of the Plays for Performance series. He has also written Days and Nights at The Second City. The Plays for Performance series is edited by Nicholas Rudall, former artistic director of the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago where he is professor of classics, and Bernard Sahlins, founder and director of the Second City. They both live in Chicago, Illinois.

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GOR009275996
The Shoemaker's Holiday by Thomas Dekker
Thomas Dekker
Plays for Performance Series
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Ivan R Dee, Inc
2003-06-17
96
1566635438
9781566635431
N/A
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