Funny, moving, and deeply human, Steven Dietz’s landmark play examines how we all Lonely Planet runs approximately 1 hr and 40 mins, including a 10 min. 30 Mar Male: “Carl” – Lonely Planet – Steven Dietz () Asterixes indicate someone else’s line. Carl: Can I say something? Can I just say this one. Lonely Planet – Acting Edition [Steven Dietz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This compassionate play reveals friendship and fear in the.

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Jody is in his forties and runs a map store. Please get someone to start printing it again. Steven Dietz’ “Lonely Planet” should attract a wide range of readers, audiences, and actors because lonely planet steven dietz characters are fully developed with human foibles of insecurity and anger, and the emotions it pulls from the audience and readers run a tremendously dletz range.

Cody rated it it was amazing Oct 25, Learn more lonely planet steven dietz Amazon Prime. Many of his plays are very political. That flow of chaotic energy, that sense of the struggle, convinces Jody, the owner of a map store, not to go outside.

All I’m saying is this: A beautiful play exploring friendship during the AIDS crisis. Jennifer rated it it was amazing Jan 26, The characters often break the fourth wall lonely planet steven dietz speak directly to the audience during their monologues, which increases the intimacy of the play.

Lonely Planet by Steven Dietz (photo by Dave Burbank) – Kitchen Theatre Company, Ithaca

Steven Dietz’ “Lonely Planet” is a two-character, two-act play ppanet which the bonds of friendship between two gay men are stretched, snapped, reformed, and revisited in the setting of a map shop in an unnamed American city. Oct 04, Jeff rated lonely planet steven dietz it was amazing. This compassionate play reveals friendship and fear in the age of AIDS. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Directed by Nick Brennan.


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With this gesture, we know that Carl has joined lonely planet steven dietz many of steve friends who have died, tseven now Jody must take Carl’s place as the caretaker. If he doesn’t, he will join the set of chairs that Carl has taken great pains to place in the right spots around the store. The Play Modern Plays. It is also more than a play about AIDS, or any disease: So, I imagine them in my underwear and that’s moderately exciting, until they roll over, drop ashes on my pillow and say “I heard this joke at the cash machine dletz.

With this gesture, we know that Lonely planet steven dietz has joined the many of their friends who have died, but now Jody must take Carl’s place lonely planet steven dietz the caretaker. Our gay friends and the one woman at the table were mystified that it hit us this har Few plays out and out make me sob.

A great, great play. Dietz’s Lonely Planet is one of the most honest and touching plays I’ve ever read. Then their underwear lonley to bore me.

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This is a piece from the early years of AIDS, but it’s extemely gentle and never uses the word. Jody finally leaves the map store lonely planet steven dietz take his HIV test and return to find Carl sitting in a chair of his own. Want to Read saving…. Reviewers seemed to agree deitz Burton and McGrath were brilliant choices for the revival, commenting on their ability to bring the perfect amount of life and humour to the piece.

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Lonely Planet – Acting Edition

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Christopher Lonely planet steven dietz rated it liked it Feb 23, This article on a play from the s is a stub. One person found this helpful. It becomes apparent that Jody hasn’t left his store for months on end, rarely going plaet and rather having things brought to him.

Not one for the outside world, he stays in his store all the time.

Post a new comment 0 comments. As an actor, this is the second play that has emotionally drained me because of the raw honesty and emotions the two characters delve into. And here’s why, I think: Ryan and Daniel Clayton Lonely planet steven dietz. I can imagine people in their underwear. Sep 11, Jeffrey rated it really liked it Recommends it for: That helps, for a while.

The characters are so well crafted and their relationship so real that the course of the narrative is profoundly affecting. Private Eyes – Acting Edition. Set Design is by Michael Harbeck. The play begins with Jody explaining how lonely planet steven dietz found a chair placed in his store one day, without notice, by Carl.