The Joyce Carol Oates Collection

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Author(s): Joyce Carol Oates
Genre: Romance, Drama
CD - unabridged
Audio (12 discs)
Product Number: DD1268
Released: Sep 15, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781580818445
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American Appetites Thee facade of an affluent suburban couple crumbles under the weight of tragedy and scandal in this exclusive dramatization of Joyce Carol Oates' best-selling novel. Performed by: Lisa Akey, Keith Carradine, Alastair Duncan, Paul Eiding, Anna Gunn, Dan Lauria, Jean Louisa Kelly, Frank Muller, B.J. Ward, Elizabeth Ward Land, Liza Weil and Tegan West The Perfectionist Joyce Carol Oates turns her satiric eye to Tobias Harte, a man obsessed with perfection in everything from ethics to egg salad. Rollicking comedy ensues as Harte struggles with his highly imperfect family and friends. Performed by: Barbara Bosson, Annabeth Gish, Harold Gould, Valerie Landsburg, David Schwimmer and David Selby The Truth Teller Joyce Carol Oates' hilarious take-off on a classic Southern play begins with liberated Hedda arrives home to visit the family estate, ruled by the family's tyrannical patriarch, "Tiny" Cullgan. Performed by: Charles Durning, Arthur Hanket, Gary Kroeger, Marsha Mason, Priscilla Pointer, William Schallert and JoBeth Williams Black Water: An American Opera A tragic and beautiful opera based on the Chappaquiddick scandal. Libretto by Joyce Carol Oates, with music by John Duffy Performed by: David Lee Brewer, Reid Bruton, Stephanie Buckley, Karen Burlingame, Kimberly Graham, Linda Kerns, Erin Langston, Patrick Mason, John Savarese and Rob Shacklett Gulf War (one-act play) An affluent young couple entertains an older couple for an evening of cocktails and politics during the Gulf War. But as the evening continues, the conversation takes a bizarre and absurd turn. Performed by: Edward Asner, Stephanie Dunnam, Nan Martin and Joe Spano Black (one-act play) A couple anxiously awaits the arrival of an ex-husband for dinner. As the wine glasses are drained, the evening becomes dark and intense, revealing the true colors of the characters in this eerie love triangle. Performed by: Stephanie Dunnam, Rif Hutton and Joe Spano The Key (one-act play) A hilarious and perverse encounter between Melissa, a vacationing housewife recently separated from her husband, and Edwin, a prosperous businessman. Performed by: Edward Asner, Hector Elizondo, Don Reed, Joyce Van Patten and JoBeth Williams Tone Clusters (one-act play) A chilling tragicomedy that takes the form of an interview between a middle-aged, middle-class American couple and the media. Performed by: Edward Asner, Hector Elizondo, Don Reed, Joyce Van Patten and JoBeth William

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The Joyce Carol Oates Collection
Product Number: BX00033573
Product Number:DD1268
Product Number:Z100045220

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Author(s): Joyce Carol Oates
Genre: Drama
Product Number Z100045220
Released: Sep 15, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works
ISBN: #9781580818452

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