Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet

September 15, 1998|
Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet by Ann-marie Macdonald
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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.
Ann-Marie MacDonald's play, "Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)" won the Governor General's Award for Drama, the Chalmers Award for Outstanding Play and the Canadian Authors' Association Award for Drama. She also won a Gemini Award for her role in the film "Where the Spirit Lives" and was nominated for a Genie for her role in "I...
Title:Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet
Product dimensions:88 pages, 7.93 X 5.28 X 0.31 in
Shipping dimensions:88 pages, 7.93 X 5.28 X 0.31 in
Published:September 15, 1998
Publisher:Grove Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780802135773

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