An aging salesman is fired from his job after a long career in it. Broken, without much to look forward to, he tries reconnecting with his wife and kids who he had always put down as he dedicated himself to work.
Based upon the Tony Award winning play, “Morning’s at Seven” is the funny, deeply poignant story of the four aging Gibbs sisters and their quirky families in a small Midwestern town in the 1920s.
Dramatizing a compacted group of memories passing over several years, Arthur Miller’s vivid comedy-drama portrays the nature of life during America’s great Depression.
On the Fourth of July holiday in 1906, the Miller family prepares to celebrate in their New England home. Young Richard, 16, is a thoughtful and poetic youth in love with a neighbor girl, Muriel. When Richard’s messages of poetry to Muriel upset her prudish father, Muriel is forbidden to see him and forced to write a letter saying she wishes no more to do with him. Richard, devastated, sets out to learn the evil ways of the world and put his broken heart behind him.
The past and present co-exist in Maxwell Anderson’s 1930’s play when a disappointed inventor unleashes his latest gadget – a “star wagon” – that will return its driver to any desired point in time.
William Saroyan’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play revolves around the denizens of a San Francisco bar in 1939. Lonely, lovelorn, weary or cynical, the characters drift in and out of the bar and each other’s lives, giving voice to Saroyan’s philosophies as they randomly comment about the impending world war, the beauty of art, and traditional notions of good and evil. At least one of the relationships stands a chance of enduring: a brawny innocent named Tom is falling in love with a vulnerable young prostitute named Kitty. Saroyan himself is heard reciting the play’s prologue.
In this adaptation of the classic Henrik Ibsen play, Nora lives a seemingly comfortable life as the wife of bank manager Torvald. But her past comes back to haunt her; some years ago, when Torvald took sick and the couple needed money, she forged a bond in order to get a loan from disreputable lawyer Krogstad. When a desperate Krogstad shows up at the Helmers’, Nora’s dark secret threatens to unravel her marriage.
True story about one US and one USSR delegate who, during 1982 talks in Geneva between USA and USSR on limiting medium-range nukes in Europe, met by accident in a nearby forest while on a stroll and informally started a key discussion.