Alexander Graham Bell: Famous Inventor's Life Captured in Jim Lehrer's New Drama BELL
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The economic ravages of 1930s New York threaten to destroy the tenuous ties that bind a working-class family in social dramatist Clifford Odets' (The Flowering Peach) acclaimed Depression-era drama. First produced in 1935, Awake and Sing! tells the passionate and ultimately hopeful story of the Bergers, a family of Jewish immigrants living in the Bronx, as they deal with the hardships of the era. Bessie, the Berger matriarch, is even prepared to crush her children's dreams in order to keep the struggling clan intact, but the irrepressible spirit of youth refuses to be extinguished in Odets' soaring, timeless ode to the American working-class. Learn More
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I'm glad I attended this performance/history lesson about Alexander Graham Bell. I was expecting some reference to Done Ameche, who played Bell in a 19302 movie and who many thought was Bell, I also was kept waiting for come reference to the...continued
_BELL _runs approximately 80 minutes.
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