The Life of the Party


Published in Plays of the 50s: Volume 2

This play draws a desperate portrait of post-war urban sophisticates trapped in the shadow of the Cold War. The Life of the Party was a finalist in the 1957 London Observer competition and had a short season in London.

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  • 9 total
  • 6 female identifying, 3 male identifying
  • history
  • 18+
  • adult, young adult
  • Currency Press


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