Human Events


A R Gurney

Published by Broadway Play Publishing

4 Male 3 Female

"Remember "All About Eve," the classic film in which older actress Margo Channing takes younger actress Eve Harrington under her wing, only to see her protégé attempt to take over her life and her love? Back in 1977, A R Gurney...took that plot and reset it in academia for his novel "Entertaining Strangers." Now he's adapted that book into HUMAN EVENTS... a witty and entertaining comedy of manners Porter Platt is an associate professor at an esteemed Boston college. He meets Englishman Christopher Simpson, and is impressed by his Eton and Oxford education. Simpson wants a job at the school, and Platt does yeoman work to get him one. Soon, Simpson is rising in the department, while Platt is not. Simpson also takes a shine to Platt's wife, who's attracted to him as well" - Peter Filichia, The Star-Ledger

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