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Entertaining Mr. Sloane.

Entertaining Mr. Sloane.

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsHancock, Sheila, 1933-, Montague, Lee., Sutton, Dudley, 1933-, Turner, George, ca. 1941-, Ritman, William., Schneider, Alan, 1917-1984., Orton, Joe., Lyceum Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.), Richard L. Coe Theater Programs Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2093 .C64 1995 no. E43
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (theater program).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23941175M
LC Control Number2009657247

Entertaining Mr Sloane is a play by the English playwright Joe Orton. [1] It was first produced in London at the New Arts Theatre on 6 May and transferred to the West End's Wyndham's Theatre on . Summary: "Published fifty years after the premiere of Entertaining Mr Sloane in , and with a new introduction, this anniversary edition offers an opportunity to reappraise Joe Orton’s reputation, and the status of his first major play, from a twenty-first century perspective.

Introduced by John Lahr, the author of Orton's biography Prick up Your Ears, Entertaining Mr Sloane is now established as an essential part of the repertoire of the modern theatre.5/5.   Variety is Mixed: "An intermission can be a perilous thing. In the Roundabout revival of "Entertaining Mr. Sloane," it serves the practical purpose of advancing the action several months.

Entertaining Mr. Sloane. June 7-J The New York Times dubs Entertaining Mr. Sloane “blissfully perverse.” Themes of murder, nymphomania and sadism bubble just below the surface of this scandalous black comedy penned by Joe Orton whose works have shocked, outraged and amused audiences since the early ’s. Both of those plays share Entertaining Mr. Sloane’s black humor, boisterous energy, and bracing disregard for the cautious limits of good taste. Orton’s work now seems both a shaping force and.


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Entertaining Mr. Sloane by Joe Orton Dark comedy, with incredible finale This is an interesting comedy play that descends into a weird mayhem. Lucky I got an introduction to the play; otherwise I would have missed some aspects/5. Published fifty years after the premiere of Entertaining Mr Sloane inand with a new introduction, this anniversary edition offers an opportunity to reappraise Joe Orton's reputation, and the status of his first major play, from a twenty-first century perspective.

When it first appeared in the Swinging Sixties, Orton's satire on social and sexual hypocrisy both scandalized and delighted Cited by: 3. THis is a classic play written by Joe Orton. There is something pretentious about this production, having Mr Sloan discovered sunbathing in a cemetary, instead of being introduced in the house.

The three people who live in the house hold are excellent. but the actor playing Mr Sloan is like a fey dyed blond version of Terence Stamp/5(52). Entertaining Mr. Sloane was Joe Orton's first full-length play and it initiated a meteoric, three-year career that established him as one of the most significant writers of stage farce m the twentieth century This exalted stature is now supported largely by two additional full-length plays-Loot (), and What the Butler Saw (produced posthumously in )-and to a lesser extent by four one-act plays originally.

'Entertaining Mr Sloane was first staged in Despite its success in performance, and being hailed by Sir Terence Rattigan as ''the best first play'' he''d seen in ''thirty odd years'', it was not until the London production of Loot in - less than a year before Joe Orton''s untimely death - that theatre audiences and critics began to more fully appreciate the originality of Orton''s.

Entertaining Mr Sloane is a three-act play written in by the English playwright Joe Orton. It was first produced in London at the New Arts Theatre on 6 May and transferred to the West End's Wyndham's Theatre on 29 June Entertaining Mr Sloane; Methuen Drama edition cover, Entertaining Mr Sloane is a British black comedy film directed by Douglas screenplay by Clive Exton is based on the play of the same title by Joe was the second adaptation of the play, the first having been developed for British television and broadcast by ITV on 15 July ENTERTAINING MR.

SLOANThe first radio production of Joe Orton's notoriously successful play first staged in Sloane, an ambiguously sexually attractive. Entertaining Mr. Sloane Historical Context Joe Orton This Study Guide consists of approximately 58 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Entertaining Mr.

Sloane. Directed by Douglas Hickox. With Beryl Reid, Harry Andrews, Peter McEnery, Alan Webb. Sloane, a handsome, sexy and completely amoral young man, joins Kath's household as a lodger and proceeds to manipulate her and her brother, Ed.

He is recognized by Kemp (Dadda) as the murderer of Kemp's former employer, whereupon Sloane murders Kemp. Sloane's "just desserts" are not what one would.

M athew Horne, of Gavin and Stacey fame, is the star draw in this latest revival of Joe Orton's debut play.

But although Horne, in the spirit of Orton's dialogue, keeps his end up, the big. About Entertaining Mr Sloane. Entertaining Mr Sloane was first staged in Despite its success in performance, and being hailed by Sir Terence Rattigan as 'the best first play' he'd seen in 'thirty odd years', it was not until the London production of Loot in - less than a year before Joe Orton's untimely death - that theatre audiences and critics began to more fully appreciate the.

First edition first impression, book is fine, no markings, pages clean, spine tight, the jacket has a 2cm closed tear to front top fold and another 1cm tear with a tiny bit of loss to top of spine, please see pics, now in removable protective sleeve, any questions please get in touch.

You're viewing: Entertaining Mr Sloane. About Entertaining Mr Sloane. Published fifty years after the premiere of Entertaining Mr Sloane inand with a new introduction, this anniversary edition offers an opportunity to reappraise Joe Orton's reputation, and the status of his first major play, from a twenty-first century perspective.

When it first appeared in the Swinging Sixties, Orton's satire on social and sexual hypocrisy. Entertaining Mr Sloane was first staged in Despite its success in performance, and being hailed by Sir Terence Rattigan as 'the best first play' he'd seen in 'thirty odd years', it was not until the London production of Loot in - less than a year before Joe Orton's untimely death - that theatre audiences and critics began to more fully appreciate the originality of Orton's elegant Reviews: 9.

One of the leading stars of Entertaining Mr Sloane - Peter McEnery who starred as Sloane talks about his experiences whilst filming the British black comedy classic. Sloane, a handsome, sexy. A near fine copy in a VG D/W which is chipped at the corners and has small spots of damp-staining at the top edge of the rear panel and the rear flap.

The D/W is NOT price-clipped and is quite presentable in its new mylar. "Entertaining Mr Sloane" premiered at the. “Entertaining Mr Sloane,” a first play by Joe Orton, has had a trial at the Arts Theatre and now offers a trial for larger audiences at Wyndham's has presumably been broadened in.

Entertaining Mr. Sloane by Joe Orton tells the story of a teen boy who takes up lodgings with the sex starved Kath and her elderly father after a chance meeting at the library.

Kath’s live-in father, hard of hearing and slowing in memory, recognises Sloane from. The Complete Plays: Entertaining Mr. Sloane, Loot, What the Butler Saw, and Four Shorter Plays by Joe Orton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

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