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Come back, Little Sheba

William Inge

Come back, Little Sheba

a drama in two acts.

by William Inge

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21573119M

Find books like Come Back, Little Sheba from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Come Back, Little Sheba also liked: Al. Shirley Booth (born Marjory Ford, Aug – Octo ) was an American stage, film, radio, and television actress.. Primarily a theater actress, Booth began her career on Broadway in Her most significant success was as Lola Delaney, in the drama Come Back, Little Sheba, for which she received her first Tony Award in (she would go on to win two more).

Come back, little Sheba by Inge, William Dust jacket in good condition. Book club edition. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Previous owner's name on front and back free page as well as on page Text is clear of Seller Rating: % positive. I had previously seen movies based on Come Back, Little Sheba, Picnic, and Bus Stop and enjoyed reading the stage versions. My favorite of this collection was The Dark at the Top of the Stairs. All four had a major component of aging adults vicariously reliving teenage romance through the youngsters in their lives, tainted with their own /5.

Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Come Back, Little Sheba (Paperback) at nd: William Inge. Come Back, Little Sheba is a videotaped television production of the play of the same name by William Inge produced by Granada Television as part of the anthology series Laurence Olivier Presents transmitted in the UK by ITV on 1 January The selected plays were intended to represent "the best" in 20th Century theatre, staged for television. The original play premiered on Broadway in Directed by: Silvio Narizzano.


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Come Back, Little Sheba was written by William Inge. A couple of aspects for which the play is known is its depiction of the Midwest as well as a portrait of ordinary lives of characters for whom anyone can Growing up in the fifties I could not help but be aware of Come Back, Little Sheba/5.

Debuting inWilliam Inge's COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA became one of the theatrical touchstones of that decade, an unexpected bleak portrait of disillusionment and sexual frustration in middle America. The play requires a single set and requires eight men and three women.

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In Come Back, Little Sheba, Lola Delaney, fat, forty, and childless, has been married to Doc, a chiropractor whom she has driven to drink, for about twenty years. Doc seemingly had ahead of him a. Directed by Daniel Mann. With Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore, Richard Jaeckel.

An emotionally remote recovering alcoholic and his dowdy, unambitious wife face a personal crisis when they take in an attractive lodger/10(K).

Come Back, Little Sheba is a strong adaptation of William Inge's stage play, featuring an Oscar-winning performance by Shirley Booth as the sweet but banal wife of a alcoholic, middle-aged doctor (Burt Lancaster).

Booth originated the role in the Broadway production, and 4/4(1). A movie version of the play by William Inge, COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA is the story of "Doc" and "Lola" Delaney -- a sadly aging couple whose attention seems drawn undistractably to lost dreams and failed ambitions.

A grim and cold recovering alcoholic, Doc seems only able to numb the pain of his black-and-white existence with drink. Si l'origine théâtrale pèse clairement sur certaines scènes du film de Daniel Mann et si Burt Lancaster, bien que grimé, s'avère trop jeune pour le rôle de Doc, Come back little sheba () se révèle bouleversant dans son portrait d'une femme rêveuse, blessée par la vie mais néanmoins foncièrement optimiste et ouverte aux autres/5().

About Come Back, Little Sheba William Inge’s famous story of marital frustration which erupts in violence. Doc and Lola had an indiscreet affair, she became pregnant and, compelled to marry her, he gave up his medical studies, forfeited his future and settled down to a life of quiet desperation with the simple, homey Lola, who lost the child but has remained Doc’s steadfast if slatternly wife.

Come Back, Little Sheba is a play by the American dramatist William play was Inge's first, written while he was a teacher at Washington University in St. Louis, premiered: Westport Country Playhouse. Come Back, Little Sheba is a faithful reproduction of the stage play, together with its assets and liabilities.

J 86%. An emotionally remote recovering alcoholic and his dowdy, unambitious wife face a personal crisis when they take in an attractive lodger.

Come Back, Little Sheba Summary In his foreword to Four Plays, published inInge observes that the play was popular with only about half of its reviewers and that its Broadway run was less than six months Inge also reveals that he took a cut in royalties, and the cast took a cut.

Come Back, Little Sheba William Inge April 3, Sold by Random House William Inge's famous story of marital frustration which erupts in : William Inge. Fullscreen. Shirley Booth stars in an Academy Award-winning performance as Lola, housewife to Doc Delaney (Burt Lancaster), a recovering alcoholic.

Their dull life takes a dramatic turn when the couple takes in a boarder, Marie, who becomes the daughter they never had. When Marie takes up with a boorish boyfriend, Doc descends into a jealous tailspin. In B&W.

95 minutes. Come Back, Little Sheba, Picnic, Bus Stop, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs by William Inge “Inge has represented with astonishing veracity the oppressive banality of the lives of his characters: the events of their lives have the nerve-tightening regularity of a dripping faucet.

Come Back, Little Sheba is centrally concerned with human loneliness and personal isolation. These themes are related to a concern with the loss of youth and attractiveness, an issue often in the. The final act of Come Back, Little Sheba is cathartic because the tension has been building as the audience has watched the affair of Marie and Turk progress, understanding of course, that its lack of concealment will lead to a climax when Doc realizes that Marie is not pure and virginal.

When Doc finally explodes in rage at Lola, the audience.This Study Guide consists of approximately 47 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Come Back, Little Sheba.

with Elmo, Ed is a member of Alcoholics Anonymous. Lola calls him frantic with worry when she discovers.Her small lost dog, Little Sheba, symbolizes for her, on an unconscious level, her own lost youth and beauty, which she hopes somehow will come back to her. Marie Marie, a college student who.