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Witness For The Prosecution

Author: Agatha Christie — Genre: Courtroom Drama — Background and Summary — This is Agatha Christie’s crowning theatrical achievement. First presented on October 28, 1953, at the Winter Garden Theater, London. It was Adapted by Agatha Christie from her short story of the same name. Upon its move to be presented in the United States, December 16, 1954, it won the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award as the year’s best foreign play, an […]

On Borrowed Time

Background and Summary – On Borrowed Time is a two-act fantasy adapted from the novel of the same name by Lawrence E. Watkin. The play was originally produced in 1938, but the time period could be deemed contemporary, although the dialogue may somewhat convey the flavor of the early Twentieth Century. Plot – The cast consists of fifteen characters (12 male and 3 female), primary of which are Pud, a young boy, Julian Northrup (Gramps […]