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''[[The Prince of West End Avenue]]'' is a play by Alan Isler.  
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''[[The Prince of West End Avenue]]'' is a one-man play by Kerry Shale (1958-)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerry_Shale], based on the novel by Alan Isler (1934–2010)[].
 
 
  
 
== The original text ==
 
== The original text ==
  
 
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''[[The Prince of West End Avenue]]'' was originally written as a novel by Alan Isler and published in 1994 by Bridge Works Publishers. Set in the Emma Lazarus retirement home in uptown Manhattan, where the Jewish inmates embark on a chaotic, bitchy production of Shakespeare's ''[[Hamlet]]''.  
Set in the Emma Lazarus retirement home in uptown Manhattan, where the Jewish inmates embark on a chaotic, bitchy production of Shakespeare's ''[[Hamlet]]''. Published in 1996 by Vintage
 
  
 
==Translations and adaptations==
 
==Translations and adaptations==
  
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The novel was adapted as a one-man performance piece by Terry Shale and performed with Shale playing more than 14 characters.  Given a staged reading at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, it went on to performances all over the world, including the 1999 Sydney Festival.
  
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
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1999: Performed by Kerry Shale at the [[Spier Summer Festival]] in Stellenbosch. 
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== Sources ==
  
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http://www.artlink.co.za/news_article.htm?contentID=12255
  
1999: Visiting British actor Kerry Shale performed it as a one man show at the [[Spier Summer Festival]] in Stellenbosch, playing more than 14 characters.  
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerry_Shale
  
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http://www.59e59.org/archive/PrinceOfWestEndAvenue.pdf
  
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http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/632730.The_Prince_of_West_End_Avenue
  
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Christene Skinner. ''Spier Summer Festival calendar'' [[Artslink]].co.za News 10/01/1999
  
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Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]
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Latest revision as of 07:04, 7 March 2017

The Prince of West End Avenue is a one-man play by Kerry Shale (1958-)[1], based on the novel by Alan Isler (1934–2010)[].

The original text

The Prince of West End Avenue was originally written as a novel by Alan Isler and published in 1994 by Bridge Works Publishers. Set in the Emma Lazarus retirement home in uptown Manhattan, where the Jewish inmates embark on a chaotic, bitchy production of Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Translations and adaptations

The novel was adapted as a one-man performance piece by Terry Shale and performed with Shale playing more than 14 characters. Given a staged reading at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, it went on to performances all over the world, including the 1999 Sydney Festival.

Performance history in South Africa

1999: Performed by Kerry Shale at the Spier Summer Festival in Stellenbosch.



Sources

http://www.artlink.co.za/news_article.htm?contentID=12255

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerry_Shale

http://www.59e59.org/archive/PrinceOfWestEndAvenue.pdf

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/632730.The_Prince_of_West_End_Avenue

Christene Skinner. Spier Summer Festival calendar Artslink.co.za News 10/01/1999

Go to ESAT Bibliography

Return to

Return to PLAYS I: Original SA plays

Return to PLAYS II: Foreign plays

Return to PLAYS III: Collections

Return to PLAYS IV: Pageants and public performances

Return to South African Festivals and Competitions

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page