The Break of Noon

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Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 2012 - Drama - 48 pages
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What if God told you to be a better person but the world wouldn't allow it?
Such is the dilemma facing Joe Smith, a run-of-the-mill white-collar businessman who survives an office shooting and is subsequently touched by what he believes to be a divine vision. His journey toward personal enlightenment--past greed and lust and the other deadly sins--is, by turns, tense, hilarious, profane, and heartbreaking.
Exploring the narrow path to spiritual fulfillment and how strewn it is with the funny, frantic failings of humankind, "The Break of Noon" showcases Neil LaBute at his discomfiting best.
  

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Review: The Break of Noon: A Play

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

This an interesting play. It discusses faith, and about how people react to his newfound faith after a terrifying, life altering moment in his life. I wasn't a huge fan, but I wasn't offended either ... Read full review

Review: The Break of Noon: A Play

User Review  - Lorma Doone - Goodreads

Fuck YEAH. Read full review

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Neil LaBute is an American film director, screenwriter and playwright.

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