Endpapers - End Papers
7 Male, 4 Female
Thomas McCormack Price: $8.00
The regal Joshua Maynard, the old and ailing head of Joshua Maynard Books,
a mid-sized, family-owned book-publishing house in New York City, must
name a successor
One faction in the house backs a smart, “pragmatic” manager, the other faction a smart, “sensitive” editor. Each faction fears what the other man could do to this house - and to them
And, it proves, they are both right to fear
Meantime the bankers have their own ideas and so does Josh’s daughter ...
“If Kaufman and Hart had undertaken a comedy about the publishing business, they might have written ENDPAPERS ...
a breathlessly fast, funny, and thoughtful comedy ... as good at characterization
as at repartee; keeps you amused, guessing, and often surprised; and emerges almost profound in its empathy for the paradoxes of human nature” - NY Magazine