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by John Olive

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ISBN:
0822210711
Author:
John Olive
Category:
Humanities
Language:
English
Publisher:
Dramatists Play Service, Inc. (October 1, 1983)
Pages:
72 pages
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1410 kb
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1414 kb
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1942 kb
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In playwright John Olive's drama, gentle and sensitive young Catherine (Meg Wallace) has schizophrenia. The good news is that Catherine's condition can be controlled with massive doses of Thorazine, which is prescribed by her kindly, maternal shrink Joanne (Barbara Keegan)

In playwright John Olive's drama, gentle and sensitive young Catherine (Meg Wallace) has schizophrenia. The good news is that Catherine's condition can be controlled with massive doses of Thorazine, which is prescribed by her kindly, maternal shrink Joanne (Barbara Keegan). The bad news is that Catherine is a poet, and she feels that the drug essentially destroys her artistic abilities, turning her into a brain-dead potato with legs.

myths that hinder our prayer life. He is open about his own struggles in this area, and writes with clarity and compassion about an aspect of the life of faith that many of us find difficult.

John Olive writes just as he tells stories, gently and humorously, as he teaches us this lost ar. John is a widely produced and award-winning playwright.

John Olive writes just as he tells stories, gently and humorously, as he teaches us this lost art. In a world where we are up to our eyeballs in technology, this book is a must for parents who want to preserve their child's humanity as well as their ow. LOUIS SACHAR, author of Holes and Sideways Stories From Wayside School. His plays include Minnesota Moon, Standing On My Knees, Killers, The Voice of the Prairie, The Ecstasy of St. Theresa, Clara's Play, The Summer Moon, God Fire, et al.

Now she stood in his apartment, the lavishness what she’d expected given his position in life.

You can read book On Her Knees by Jenika Snow in our library for absolutely free. Now she stood in his apartment, the lavishness what she’d expected given his position in life. He removed his jacket and tossed it over the back of the couch. The lights were on, but were dimmed, making everything seem hazy and dream-like. They stood across from each other, only several feet apart, neither speaking, neither moving. Her heart was beating fast and hard, her nerves right at the surface. The arousal that she’d felt when Viktor had touched her consumed every part of her.

John Olive is a widely produced and award-winning playwright, a novelist, a screenwriter, and a popular teacher of creative writing

John Olive is a widely produced and award-winning playwright, a novelist, a screenwriter, and a popular teacher of creative writing. John’s plays include: STANDING ON MY KNEES, MINNESOTA MOON, THE VOICE OF THE PRAIRIE, EVELYN & THE POLKA KING, KILLERS, THE SUMMER MOON, THE ECSTASY OF ST. THERESA, CARELESS LOVE, among others. Producing theaters include: Manhattan Theatre Club, Old Globe, Steppenwolf, Wisdom Bridge, South Coast Rep, Alley Theater, the Guthrie, Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, ACT/Seattle, and many others.

The book Icalled 'The Seven Lamps' was to show that certain right states of temperand moral feeling were the magic powers by which all good architecture,without exception, had been produced. The Stones of Venice,' had, frombeginning to end, no other aim than to show that the Gothic architectureof Venice had arisen out of, and indicated in all its features, a stateof pure national faith, and of domestic virtue; and that its ure had arisen out of, and in all its features indicated, astate of concealed national infidelity, and of domestic corruption.

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A powerful and affecting study of a gifted young poet struggling to come to terms with the schizophrenia that is undermining her art and her life. A popular and critical success in its production by the renowned Manhattan Theatre Club. "It is a beautiful and hopeful play..." -Variety. "...confirms Olive as a writer with a sharp eye for character and a strong sense of theatrical rhythm and shape." -Village Voice. "...an extremely disquieting but always absorbing evening." -NY Daily News.