Lone Star. James McLure. Author bio(s). ISBN: One Act, Comedy “LONE STAR is an uproarious comedy about two bawdily rambunctious. Lone Star has 80 ratings and 4 reviews. J said: Part of the Texas Two Step I read this with my Chinese students. While they didn’t appreciate the slice. LONE STAR by James McLure. Change isn’t easy. Take it from Roy, the Vietnam vet returning home to his beloved Texas. He goes back to.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Alex rated it it was ok Feb 18, Apparently Roy cherishes three things above all; his country, lonw sexy young wife, and his pink Thunderbird. Risa rated it it was amazing Jun 09, Views Read Edit View history.
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He died at home in Marina del Rey, California, February 17,of cancer. Want to Read saving…. Wars in and ran for 69 performances.
Janine Flood rated it really liked it Jan 05, Learn how your comment data is processed. Account Options Mclurd in. Not to be confused with James McClure disambiguation. A Comedy in One Act. In addition to his work in the theatre, McLure wrote for the screen and television including Sangre starring Holly Hunterand uncredited, reportedly [ citation needed ] Kingfish starring John Goodman and Reckless starring Aidan Quinn.
Laura rated it it was ok Feb 15, His plays Lone Star and Pvt. Trivia About Lone Star. Jason rated it liked it Aug 07, Alternating between flavorfully humorous and darkly revealing dialogue, Mr.
Joined by his younger brother, Ray who worships himRoy sets about consuming a case of beer while regaling Ray with tales of his military and amorous exploits. Laura Parker rated it liked it Apr 09, A football injury made him ineligible to serve in Vietnam. The latest play he presented there was Seductiona play lnoe the inner workings of a stage production.
Resources Llone Bios Book Club! Jackie rated it liked it Dec 27, With the arrival of Cletis, the fatuous, newlywed son of the local hardware store owner, the underpinnings of Roy’s world begin to collapse as it gradually comes out that Ray had slept with his brother’s wife during his absence and, horror of horrors, has just demolished his cherished Thunderbird. Peter Emshwiller rated it it was amazing Aug 28, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
I was surprised that they quite non-chalantly had no problems calling Cletis, “the most stupid man who couldn’t find the vagina” and writing it on the board in class, making for a wonderfully funny picture for my China Adventure Scrapbook. Lone Star by James McLure.
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Joined by his younger brother, Ray who worships himRoy sets about consuming a case of beer while regaling Ray with tales of his military and amorous exploits. We also had a pretty interesting conversation about Part of the “Texas Two Step” I read this with my Chinese students. Retrieved from ” https: Dutch Masters A forced encounter on a NYC subway car in between a young white and a young African-American man launches this engrossing and racially charged drama.
Paperback36 pages. Dramatists Play Service, Inc. While they didn’t appreciate the slice-of-life-redneck-ramblings of Stwr, Ray, and Cletis, they did enjoy this more than Laundry and Bourbon. Jilly rated it it was ok Feb 16, Mcluer rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Lone Star was first performed Off-Broadway with Mr.
Pragel manages to be simultaneously amusing and emotionally effective during his periodic outbursts. But, despite all, the high good humor of the play never lapses, and all ends as breezily and happily as it began. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. May 14, Matt rated it really liked it Shelves: He was born in Alexandria, Louisiana and grew up in Shreveport where he was educated by the Jesuits.
Greg Pragel as Cletis eshews predictable superficiality by marvelously combining obvious geekiness with inner substantiveness. Wendy rated it liked it Aug 02, Sixth Edition Applause Books.
Presented initially by the Actors Theatre of Louisville, and then produced successfully on Broadway, this hilarious study of a pair of Texas “good ole boys” on a Saturday night carouse introduced an exciting new playwright of major potential. Nov 03, Steven rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a brilliant little piece.