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Deadly Triplets

Deadly Triplets: A Theatre Mystery and Journal

Adrienne Kennedy
Copyright Date: 1990
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 140
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    Deadly Triplets
    Book Description:

    A surrealistic intertwining of mystery and autobiography set in the theatre world of 1960s London.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-8333-8
    Subjects: Language & Literature

Table of Contents

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-iv)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. v-vi)
  3. Preface
    (pp. vii-xii)
  4. A Theatre Mystery Deadly Triplets
    (pp. 1-92)

    Last night John Lennon was murdered at the Dakota apartment in New York City four blocks from where I am now living. I find it a strange and terrible coincidence that several years ago I started writing a play based on Lennon’s nonsenseIn His Own WriteandA Spaniard in the Worksin a studio at the top of the Dakota apartments and that the writing of that play led to my being involved in a mysterious and brutal death. A murder most unexpected.

    My theatrical producers, who let me use the studio in the Dakota to write, put...

  5. Illustrations
    (pp. 93-96)
  6. A Theatre Journal
    (pp. 97-124)

    In 1981 when I was teaching at Berkeley, I decided to write a piece entitledPeople I’ve Met in the Theatre.I belonged a group of writers who met on Sunday evenings on college Ave. One evening they asked me about winning the Obie. They wanted to hear about off-Broadway in the sixties. They wanted to hear about my meeting the Beatles during my stay in London, one of them said what a “glorious past” you’ve had. I remembered a film producer in London had asked me to do a screenplay on my life there, as a Black in 1966...

  7. Back Matter
    (pp. 125-125)