Aunt Dan and Lemon

Aunt Dan and Lemon Aunt Dan Lemon Takes Us Into The World Of A Young Recluse Named Lemon Alias Leonora Who Spends Her Nights Reading Chronicles Of Nazi Atrocities Lemon Tells The Audience About The Overwhelming Influence In Her Life Of Her Parents Friend Aunt Dan, An Eccentric, Passionate Professor Whose Stories And Seductive Opinions Enthrall Lemon From The Time She Is A Young Girl The Relationship That Develops Between Lemon And Aunt Dan And The Conversations That Went On In A Small House On The Bottom Of An English Garden Form The Focus Of This Play About Political Orientation And The Allure Of Certain Ideas Even If They Lead To Murder A Forceful Play Exposing The Banality Of Society S Evil, Aunt Dan Lemon Explores The Ease With Which Good And Bad Become Reconciled In The Human Mind. Absolutely love this play Wallace Shawn throws some pretty heavy duty moral philosophy at the audience through the recollections of a sweet, reclusive 20 something nazi apologetics, sexual deviancy, voyeurism, Kissinger I me
One of the best, and most enjoyable, plays I have ever read.I also had the good fortune to see a fantastic production at the Mark Taper Forum in LA in 1987 with Elizabeth McGovern YOU know her from Downtown Abby as Lemon It was one of the most mesmerizing nights at the theatre I have had. AUNT DAN AND LEMON 1985 Wallace Shawn My knowledge of Mr Shawn was limited to his movie career I know that he had roles in at least two Woody Allen films Annie Hall, and Radio Days and wrote and starred in My Dinner With Andre In all of these he was excellent Now I discover that he was also a playwright I found this a difficult play to read It is a play about ideas and takes a philosophical approaches to our reasoning power as humans It is about the education of a girl AUNT DAN AND LEMON 1985 Wallace Shawn My knowledge of Mr Shawn was limited to his movie career I know that he had roles in at least two Woody Allen films Annie Hall, and Radio Days and wrote and starred in My Dinner With Andre In all of these he was excellent Now I discover that he was also a playwright I found this a difficult play to read It is a play about ideas and takes a philosophical approaches to our reasoning power as humans It is about the education of a girl nicknamed Lemon Her teacher is, primarily, a friend of her parents to whom she refers as Aunt Dan At the end of the play, Lemon concludes with a defense of fascism It is a t
It s a piece with a twist as deep as this that makes one understand why the playwright Wallace Shawn gets cast as an actor in parts like Vizzini in The Princess Bride.This is a dark play about the power of influence The now grownup Lemon recounts some summer nights when she was eleven years old and her parents friend Aunt Dan came to her bedside and told her stories about things politics, sex, murder that really weren t appropriate for young ears You d need actresses with chops for this one It s a piece with a twist as deep as this that makes one understand why the playwright Wallace Shawn gets cast as an actor in parts like Vizzini in The Princess Bride.This is a dark play about the power of influence The now grownup Lemon
Lemon Leonora a somewhat crippled person explains how she was influenced by her Aunt Dan Daniella , an ardent Kissinger supporter.The play is concerned with morality and the lack of it, and Shawn has written an afterword that discusses how self satisfied his acquaintances have become in 1985 and that by purging themselves of the guilt of success or luck they have becomeconfident and happy In other words, his story anticipates, or reports on the cusp of the objectivist neo conservat Lemon Leonora a somewhat crippled person explains how she was influenced by her Aunt Dan Daniella , an ardent Kissinger supporter.The play is concerned with morality and the lack of it, and Shawn has written an afterword that disc
Many don t know this, but this is the same Wallace Shawn who played Vizzini in the movie version of Princess Bride He has written several plays, but this is the only one I have tried to read I never actually finished it I found it pre
Not sure I got the purpose of this play It was interesting at first Lemon is main reason for this , then confusing boring with the subplots and stories re Kissinger, Nazis, Aunt Dan s friends, etc Writing style was repetitive It s been a long time since I encountered this, but I remember liking its stark presentation of amorality, selfishness and intellectual development Not an easy play to digest, it will probably appealif seen than read. Am I too oblivious to know what the political implications of loving Henry Kissinger are Sort of a strange play, but I did enjoy the read.

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  • Paperback
  • 107 pages
  • Aunt Dan and Lemon
  • Wallace Shawn
  • English
  • 17 September 2017
  • 0802151035