Off-Broadway Comedy The Cocktail Hour from A.R. Gurney (Love Letters)
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The last date listed for The Cocktail Hour was Saturday December 14, 2013 / 2:00pm.
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John Steinbeck's play about oppression, isolation and friendship is just as powerful and timely t...Learn More
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“_As a comedy of manners, Gurney’s play succeeds. If it’s martini-dry wit you crave, you’ll find it here.” —"_Boston Globe":http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/theater-art/2013/11/21/stage-review-the-cocktail-hour/PUJ0Z7ma802zAw8S2baoPN/story.html
“The Huntington and director Maria Aitken do terrific work behind Gurney.” —WBUR
The pre-dinner cocktail is a revered ritual in John’s parents’ elegant home, but when he returns to announce that he has written a play about them, their calm demeanor dissolves. As the martinis flow, so do the revelations and recriminations, both funny and poignant, in this heartfelt comedy about the ties that bind.