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The Real Thing

June 2009
1:44:49
Comedy
Education Level
Higher Education

In Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award winning play, The Real Thing, Henry may be the wittiest playwright of his generation, but he’s hopelessly naïve when it comes to understanding love and infidelity. Writing about betrayal is one thing, living with it is another.  After Henry leaves his wife for another woman, he’s confronted with being the cuckold himself.  Both dazzlingly clever and emotionally naked, Henry’s search for the “the real thing” in art and love demonstrates beautifully why both are worth the effort in the end.

Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in November of 2008.

Directed by Rosalind Ayres
Andrea Bowen as Debbie
Matt Gaydos as Brodie and TV Director
Carolyn Seymour as Charlotte
Simon Templeman as Henry
Joanne Whalley as Annie
Matthew Wolf as Billy
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Digital Recording
ISBN
9781580815994
$4.99
2
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ISBN
9781580815987
$29.99
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