Ruined

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Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 2010 - Drama - 70 pages
59 Reviews
...sly, timely and neatly surprising...very much an of-the-moment American play...D'Amour perfectly captures a certain pervasive lifestyle of today: atomized, mediated, ersatz and culturally leveled...cascading, hilarious monologues and minutely calibrated chitc HIM turns on a surprising revelation about a potential family inheritance that may give Pauline and Henry a reprieve from the none too genteel poverty in which they live...[Foote's] characters are drawn with a fine focus, and the unfolding of the central p
  

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User Review  - Steve Mayer - Goodreads

Terrific play, so powerful and horrific that it was hard to read more than twenty pages at a time. Read full review

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User Review  - Mackenzie - Goodreads

Really great. I bought this because I saw a production of "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark" at the Goodman and it blew me away. "Ruined" is also great but I think I liked Vera Stark better. It's also incredibly short. You'll finish it in 2 days. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
34
Section 3
42
Section 4
73
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About the author (2010)

Lynn Nottage's plays include Crumbs from the Table of Joy, Fabulation and Intimate Apparel, for which she was awarded the Francesca Primus Prize and the American Theatre Critics/Steinberg New Play Award in 2004. Her plays have been produced at theatres throughout the country, with Intimate Apparel slated for more productions than any other play during the 20052006 season.

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