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One Act, Comedy
6 men, 2 women
Total Cast: 8, Simple Flexible Set
ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-1435-9
FEE: $40 per performance.
THE STORY: In DUNELAWN we are in an expensive retreat for the unhappily married where the saintly Dr. Toynbee injects his straight-jacketed charges with tranquilizing drugs to calm such urges—but the catalogue of aberrations revealed in his patients is subjected to close, and enormously funny, scrutiny.
Winner of the Obie Award. First an Off-Broadway hit, and then successfully transferred to Broadway, one of a pair (under the omnibus title of BAD HABITS) of brilliantly satirical plays offering a biting and hilarious study of events in two very singular sanitariums. “…really funny…goes to prove that laughter is the best medicine.” —NY Times. “Terrence McNally gets funnier and funnier. His BAD HABITS is a twin bill and it’s funny enough for two theatres.” —NY Daily News. “…the best comedy so far this season…” —Variety. “…inspired madness of the highest order.” —Cue.