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Act One (book)

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Country  United States
Publication date  1959
Originally published  1959
Publisher  Random House
4.3/5 Goodreads

Author  Moss Hart
Language  English
Media type  Print
Playwright  Moss Hart
Genres  Memoir, Autobiography
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Nominations  National Book Award for Nonfiction
Similar  Moss Hart plays, Other plays

Act One is an autobiographical book by playwright Moss Hart.

Contents

Overview

The chronicles of Moss Hart's impoverished New York childhood and his long struggle to Broadway success.

Adaptations

The book was adapted into the film Act One 1963.

James Lapine wrote a stage version (Act One), commissioned by the Lincoln Center Theater and developed by the Vineyard Arts Project. A reading was held in July 2012. There was also a workshop on Martha's Vineyard July 16–21, 2012, which featured Tony Shalhoub, Debra Monk, Chuck Cooper, and David Turner. The play premiered on Broadway, at the Lincoln Center Vivian Beaumont Theater, in previews on March 20, 2014, with the official opening on April 17, 2014. The play starred Santino Fontana, Tony Shalhoub, and Andrea Martin, and was directed by Lapine.

References

Act One (book) Wikipedia


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