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Spinning into Butter: A Play by [Gilman, Rebecca]
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Gilman has received numerous awards for her plays, which include Glory of Living. Boy Gets Girl, which had its premiere in Chicago on March 16, 2000, considers what happens when a blind date turns into a living nightmare. This brilliant and thought-provoking new drama takes us into the life of Theresa, a New York City magazine reporter who suddenly finds herself being terrorized by a stalker after she rejects him. In Spinning into Butter, an unprecedented incident of racism on the campus of idyllic Belmont College, VT, forces Sarah Daniels, the liberal-minded dean of students, to confront her own demons of prejudice and fears while also exposing the shallow minds and insincerity of the other administrators. (An ironic plot twist reveals the significance of the play!s title.) Here, Gilman challenges us to think about the dangers of racism and political correctness. Her skillful use of dialog to create character and move the plot is evident in both of these new plays, which are highly recommended for modern drama collections at public and academic libraries."Howard Miller, St. Louis
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“Splendid . . . A play of blistering force . . . [Gilman] is poised to have a major impact on the American theater.” ―Chris Jones, Variety

“An extraordinarily fresh, eloquent, and candid new play... by a writer of surprising gifts.” ―Richard Christiansen, Chicago Tribune


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  • File Size: 268 KB
  • Print Length: 113 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0571199844
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1st edition (April 1, 2011)
  • Publication Date: April 1, 2011
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005BOYVXW
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #642,567 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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