Kaufman & Co

Kaufman & Co

Broadway Comedies

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
Celebrates the works and lasting influence of the comedic Broadway playwright, bringing together a selection of nine classics including The Royal Family, Animal Crackers, June Moon, Once in a Lifetime, Of Thee I Sing, You Can't Take It with You, Dinner at Eight, Stage Door, and The Man Who Came to Dinner.

Blackwell North Amer
Here, in the most comprehensive collection of George S. Kaufman's plays ever assembled, are nine classics: his "backstage" play The Royal Family (1927, written with Edna Ferber); the Marx Brothers-inspired mayhem of Animal Crackers (1928, with Morrie Ryskind), in a version discovered in Groucho Marx's papers and published here for the first time; June Moon (1929, with Ring Lardner), a hilarious look at a young composer trying to make it big on Tin Pan Alley; Once in a Lifetime (1930, with Moss Hart), one of the first and best satires of Hollywood; Pulitzer Prize winners Of Thee I Sing (1931, with Morrie Ryskind and Ira Gershwin) and You Can't Take It With You (1936, with Moss Hart); Dinner at Eight (1932, with Edna Ferber), a tart ensemble piece that mixes comedy and melodrama; Stage Door (1936, with Edna Ferber), his much-loved story about young actresses trying to make it big in New York City; and The Man Who Came to Dinner (1939, with Moss Hart), an unforgettable burlesque of America's cult of celebrity.

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Collects plays written by George Kaufman in collaboration with other writers, including "Dinner at Eight," "Animal Crackers," "Stage Door," and "You Can't Take It With You."


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