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== Sources ==
== Sources ==
The New York Times [http://www.nytimes.com/1989/11/26/nyregion/theater-review-schisgal-s-twice-around-the-park.html]
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

Revision as of 11:14, 4 February 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.


The New York Times [2]

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

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