Hold Me!

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Dramatists Play Service Inc, Oct 1, 1977 - Drama
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A stunning, often funny, and ultimately moving study of a Southern snake-handling cult, which has enjoyed successful productions both Off-Off-Broadway and in leading regional theatres. ...the flow of language and the rhythm of the play's construction are t

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I saw this play at a theatre in Westwood, California, back somewhere in probably 1977 or 1978 or early 1979, and still remember how awesome it was to this day, November 29, 2011. I wish someone would do this play in the Seattle area, so I could see it again. Wonderful, wonderful words.

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About the author (1977)

Jules Feiffer was born on January 26, 1929. While working as a cartoonist, his work appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, Playboy, The Nation, and The New York Times. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his editorial cartooning in The Village Voice in 1986. His other awards include a George Polk Award for his cartoons; an Obie Award for the play Little Murders; an Oscar for the anti-military short subject animation, Munro; and Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Writers Guild of America and the National Cartoonist Society. He is currently focusing on writing and illustrating books for children and young adults including The Man in the Ceiling, A Room with a Zoo and Bark, George! He has been a professor at the Yale School of Drama, Northwestern University, Dartmouth, and Stony Brook Southampton College. Feiffer has been honored with major retrospectives at the New York Historical Society, the Library of Congress and The School of Visual Arts.

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