An Intense 9/11 Conspiracy Thriller: Yankee Tavern by Steven Dietz
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The last date listed for Yankee Tavern was Sunday August 29, 2010 / 2:00pm.
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In this taut, twisty -- and timely -- thriller by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar, a successful American investment banker named Nick finds himself in the clutches of a militant Islamic group in Pakistan, who're demanding a $10 million dollar ransom. But when the deal to free him suddenly falls through, Nick is forced to try and raise the money on his own. His subsequent stock-market wheeling and dealing -- and eye-opening lessons on the financial markets -- begin to sink in for his eager-to-learn captors, with truly terrifying results. Akhtar, author of the acclaimed novel American Dervish, won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play Disgraced. Learn More
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Intense is a valid descriptor. It was well written, did have a fair amount of humor and was superbly acted. My challenge- was the topic- 9/11.
I thought I would be able to distance myself a bit more- it has been 9 years. Alas, I was not...continued
From Steven Dietz, the acclaimed playwright who brought us the world-premiere of Becky’s New Car in 2008 comes this political thriller brimming with edge-of-your-seat intrigue. In a New York dive bar five years after 9/11, a young couple find themselves face-to-face with a mysterious stranger who turns what seem like harmless conspiracy theories into a continuous stream of surprising and dangerous revelations in this eye-opening look at the events that forever changed our country.
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