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The substance of fire, and other plays

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Published by Theatre Communications Group in New York .
Written in English


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StatementJon Robin Baitz.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.A393 S8 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 172 p. ;
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1714705M
ISBN 101559360526, 1559360518
LC Control Number92016985

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In “The Substance of Fire” at the Second Stage Theater, a family of publishers fights over printing academic books versus sexy novels. Get this from a library. Substance of Fire and Other Plays. [Jon Robin Baitz] -- Three acclaimed early plays from master playwright Jon Robin Baitz.

Directed by Daniel J. Sullivan. With Tony Goldwyn, Benjamin Ungar, Timothy Hutton, Tom McDermott. Publishing magnate refuses to publish a book by his son's male lover so the kids buy out their father and run it themselves.

The Substance of Fire and other plays Imprint: Theatre Communications Group Paperback, pages ISBN: Publication Date: 1 Nov Size: mm x mm £ The Substance of Fire opened Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons on Ma Directed by Daniel Sullivan, the cast included Ron Rifkin, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patrick Breen, and Jon Tenney.

The play transferred to the Lincoln Center's Newhouse Theater on Janu And for all those lofty goals I heartily commend "Substance of Fire." But the double-edged sword's other side is just as sharp.

As the level of material rises, so do one's expectations of how well. A two-act play, The Substance of Fire opens in spring,in a conference room of Kreeger/Geldhart Publishers in Manhattan.

Sarah Geldhart, a woman in her mid-twenties, sits reading among many. Summary: Ron Rifkin plays a headstrong book publisher who refuses to "sell out" by releasing anything commercial, even when his business partner and son (Goldwyn) discovers a sure-fire best-seller.

As the father's stubbornness pushes their company to the brink of bankruptcy, the son must convince his brother and sister (Hutton and Parker) to join Ron Rifkin plays a headstrong book publisher. When Jon Robin Baitz’s play, The Substance of Fire, opened at Playwrights Horizons inthe central performance of Ron Rifkin as Isaac Geldhart, the head of a privately owned publishing company holding on to his integrity by publishing elitist books read by a handful of people, seemed so remarkable that he won three major acting awards.

However, in willfully running one’s company. In The End of the Day (), an expatriate British doctor adapts to America by abandoning his ideals and succumbing to the twin lures of status and Robin Baitz is the author of Three Hotels, The Film Society, Other Desert Cities, The End of the Day, and The Substance of Fire, which he adapted into a major motion picture.

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His screenplays include the adaptation of his own Substance of Fire (), with Tony Goldwyn and Timothy Hutton joining original cast members Rifkin and Parker, and People I Know (), which starred Al Pacino. His play Other Desert Cities opened Off-Broadway at the.

In his introduction to The Substance of Fire and Other Plays, Andre Bishop of Lincoln Center Theater characterizes Baitz’s works as “bold, stylistically audacious, occasionally disheveled and.

The Substance of Fire Ma – J Mainstage Theater Written by Jon Robin Baitz Directed by Daniel Sullivan. In this compelling but grim drama, a German-Jewish boy, deeply traumatized by the slaughter of his family by Nazi's, grows up to become the tyrannical head of a New York publishing company%(10).

The second act--or second play--finds Isaac in the book-lined living room of his apartment 3 1/2 years later. All that Aaron had feared might befall the publishing house has occurred. "The Substance of Fire,'' like "Shine", involves a father who is descending into madness. In both films, the process is a result of the psychic wounding done by the Holocaust.

And in both films we are not quite sure how we are expected to deal with the illness, which results in cruelty to the next generation. It would be simpler without the madness: A man is damaged by the Holocaust, and. The Substance of Fire. Act 2 picks up three and a half years later?gone are the excitable arguments about literature and financial risks, replaced by a muted visit by a social worker (a winsome.

The Substance of Fire (May 14/01). Like most films based on plays, The Substance of Fire features a small group of characters involved in a plotless situation, saying a lot of things nobody would ever say in real life. But the difference is, where most of those movies are unreasonably arty, The Substance of Fire is (at it's core) a character study.

And when you've got actors as good as these. Everett Daniel Sullivan on the set of “The Substance of Fire” in Daniel Sullivan is the director behind “The Merchant of Venice,” “Good People,” and “Proof,” not to mention a host of other successful Broadway plays.

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Jon Robin Baitz is the author of a number of plays including The Substance of Fire, A Fair Country, Ten Unknowns, Mizlansky/Zilinsky, Three Hotels, and The Paris Letter. He is a Pulitzer Prize finalist, Drama Desk winner, Humanitas winner, a Guggenheim and an NEA Fellow.

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The original production of The substance of Fire premiered at Playwrights Horizons in in a production directed by Daniel Sullivan and starring Ron Rifkin and Sarah Jessica Parker.

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