[uganda Books] eBook The Guys A Play AUTHOR Anne Nelson


Summary The Guys A Play

The Guys A Play

Help of a writer to compose eulogies for the colleagues and friends he lost in the catastrophic events of September 11 2001 As Joan an editor by trade draws Nick out about “the guys” powerful profiles emerge revealing vivid personalities and the substance and meaning that lie beneath the surface of seemingly unremarkable people As the individual talents and enthusiasms of the peo. This was an interesting play and uick read Always fascinating to see how different people process the events of that day

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First performed in a hit off off Broadway production and soon to be a film starring Sigourney Weaver and Anthony LaPaglia The Guys is a timeless drama about the surprising truths people can discover in ordinary lives and the connections we make with others and ourselves in times of tragedy Paralyzed by grief and unable to put his thoughts into words Nick a fire captain seeks out the. I did NOT enjoy reading watching or designing for this play I found it stilted and stereotyped I feel for the subject matter and I do believe that it s extremely important to honor those men who sacrificed themselves on 911 I just don t think that this play was an effective way to do thatJournalism and playwriting are two drastically different forms The journalist formulas don t work on stage Anne Nelson unfortunately should stick to journalism

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Ple within the small firehouse community are realized we come to understand the uniueness and value of what each person has to contribute And Nick and Joan two people who under normal circumstances never would have met jump the well defined tracks of their own lives and so learn about themselves about life and about the healing power of human connection through talking about the guys. I haven t read a play since high school but I enjoyed getting back to it with thisI thought it was well done I captured the mood of the tale end of 2001 and 2002 I was also amazed with how much emotion can be placed into dialogue and minimal stage directions All in all I liked it I m glad I stumbled upon it at the library

  • Paperback
  • 128
  • The Guys A Play
  • Anne Nelson
  • English
  • 01 January 2017
  • 9780812967296

10 thoughts on “The Guys A Play

  1. says:

    A profound play about some of the firefighters who lost their lives in 911

  2. says:

    The plays that really engage me these days are either very dark or ones that point to a very humanistic optimism It must be the times we live in as much as anything I have personally going onThis is one of the hopeful ones Anything that points to people working together to overcome something nightmarish I'm thinking of The Laramie

  3. says:

    I did NOT enjoy reading watching or designing for this play I found it stilted and stereotyped I feel for the subject matter and I do believe that it's extremely important to honor those men who sacrificed themselves on 911; I just don't think that this play was an effective way to do thatJournalism and playwriting are two drastically differ

  4. says:

    Very touching and insightful A look inside the FDNY after the 9 11 tragedy A story of pain and sorrow of love and camaraderie Certainly an interesting read and one that shows what the life of a firefighter can be no matter in which state they work

  5. says:

    This was an interesting play and uick read Always fascinating to see how different people process the events of that day

  6. says:

    This play touched on the tragedy of 911 but only hailed firefighters as heroes of the day This was not an effective way to memorialize 911 at all

  7. says:

    The Guys by Anne Smith is not a typical book Instead it's a play about the firefighters who lost their lives responding to the tragedy of September 11 in New York City in 2001 Though it is only about eighty pages in length it carries with it an astounding power that speaks to the human soul and encourages them to view the

  8. says:

    I haven't read a play since high school but I enjoyed getting back to it with thisI thought it was well done I captured the mood of the tale end of 2001 and 2002 I was also amazed with how much emotion can be pl

  9. says:

    Just because you're writing about something heavy and so so sad doesn't mean you are going to touch someone's heart You've got to write well too I like what Nelson did because I think she did it out of a giving spirit but the play isn't good The Afterward was really interesting though

  10. says:

    A 2 person play about 911 Had to read it for an university lecture and found it uite interesting although also a bit 'dry' since it is only talking talking talking but no actionWas made into an Broadway? play wit

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