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Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven (Tcg Edition) (Paperback)

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"Guirgis, a lifelong New Yorker and a properly profane bard of the city, is a wizard at getting language to flow hot, funny, and fast...Guirgis's rough-cut gem of a play is rich with revelation and barbed empathy." --Alexandra Schwartz, New Yorker

Stephen Adly Guirgis brings his prodigious gifts for exploring the lives of social outcasts to new heights in this play about the inner workings of a women's halfway house in New York City, where the unmoored residents struggle with addiction, abuse, and mental illness. Between daily therapy sessions, they clash with the staff and each other, form alliances, and fall in love. Harrowing, humorous, and heartbreaking, Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven roaringly brings to life the experiences of women who society has tried to shuffle out of sight and out of mind.

About the Author


StephenAdly Guirgis'sother plays include Between Riverside and Crazy (Pulitzer Prize forDrama), The Motherfucker with the Hat, Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, Our Lady of 121st Street, and The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. Heis a former co-artistic director of LAByrinth Theater Company. His other awardsinclude the Yale Windham-Campbell Prize, a PEN/Laura Pels Award, a Whiting Award, and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781559369893
ISBN-10: 1559369892
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
Publication Date: December 6th, 2022
Pages: 120
Language: English