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Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams

Full Length, Comedy/Drama
4 men, 3 women
Total Cast: 7, Interior
ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-2116-6
FEE: $105 per performance.
THE STORY: Lou and Jessie Nuncle run a children’s theatre in a mall in upstate New York. With the possibility of taking over an abandoned vaudeville palace, the Nuncles are forced to examine how far their love of theatre will take them.
“A wistful and potent new play by Terrence McNally…Mr. McNally gives new proof of the vitality of his chosen art form by showing that there is room on the stage for theater past, theater present, and theater future; and that if you are as good as he is, they can all be brought together behind one curtain.” —NY Sun. “McNally’s bittersweet valentine to an art form that has the power to change lives on both sides of the footlights…We should all be grateful to Terrence McNally for reminding us just how important theatre (and plays about the theatre) can be.” — “Fearlessly funny, strikingly serious…DEDICATION has some of the funniest lines Terrence McNally has written in years.” —BackStage. “A scintillating and inspiring new play by Terrence McNally.” —Talkin’ Broadway. “A heartfelt, original valentine to relationships, death, and theater…McNally’s most original play in years.” —Gay City News.