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''Twice Around the Park'', by American playwright and screenwriter Murray Schisgal [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray_Schisgal] (born 1926).  Presented by Pieter Toerien,  [[Leonard Rayne Theatre]] 1983. Published by Samuel French.
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'''''Twice Around the Park''''' is a comedy in two separately titled acts by American playwright and screenwriter Murray Schisgal [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray_Schisgal] (born 1926).  
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Published by Samuel French, 1983 (ISBN 978-0573617324).
  
The first play, ''A Need for Brussels Sprouts,'' opens with an unemployed actor lip-synching to a loud opera recording. His upstairs neighbor begins pounding on the ceiling, and soon his doorbell is being rung by a policewoman, who gives him a summons for disturbing the peace.
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The first act, ''A Need for Brussels Sprouts,'' opens with an unemployed actor lip-synching to a loud opera recording. His upstairs neighbor begins pounding on the ceiling, and soon his doorbell is being rung by a policewoman, who gives him a summons for disturbing the peace.
  
 
The second act, ''A Need for Less Expertise,'' is about a couple whose 26-year marriage is suffering ennui. They have been given a relationship workout audio tape designed to help them perform sexually.
 
The second act, ''A Need for Less Expertise,'' is about a couple whose 26-year marriage is suffering ennui. They have been given a relationship workout audio tape designed to help them perform sexually.
The New York Times [http://www.nytimes.com/1989/11/26/nyregion/theater-review-schisgal-s-twice-around-the-park.html]
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== Performance history in South Africa ==
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Presented by [[Pieter Toerien]] at the [[Leonard Rayne Theatre]], 1983.
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== Sources ==
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The ''New York Times'' [http://www.nytimes.com/1989/11/26/nyregion/theater-review-schisgal-s-twice-around-the-park.html]
  
 
Material held by [[NELM]]: [Collection: FARMER, Anthony]: 2007. 18. 7. 10
 
Material held by [[NELM]]: [Collection: FARMER, Anthony]: 2007. 18. 7. 10
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Latest revision as of 15:57, 18 November 2016

Twice Around the Park is a comedy in two separately titled acts by American playwright and screenwriter Murray Schisgal [1] (born 1926).

Published by Samuel French, 1983 (ISBN 978-0573617324).

The first act, A Need for Brussels Sprouts, opens with an unemployed actor lip-synching to a loud opera recording. His upstairs neighbor begins pounding on the ceiling, and soon his doorbell is being rung by a policewoman, who gives him a summons for disturbing the peace.

The second act, A Need for Less Expertise, is about a couple whose 26-year marriage is suffering ennui. They have been given a relationship workout audio tape designed to help them perform sexually.

Performance history in South Africa

Presented by Pieter Toerien at the Leonard Rayne Theatre, 1983.

Sources

The New York Times [2]

Material held by NELM: [Collection: FARMER, Anthony]: 2007. 18. 7. 10

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