Leonard Melfi (February 21, – October 28, ) was an American playwright and actor Melfi’s best-known work for the stage, Birdbath, was first produced in at La MaMa under the direction of Tom O’Horgan. His play Pussies and. Birdbath has 15 ratings and 0 reviews: pages. Birdbath: The Crisis of the Undisputed Maternal Authority, Marriage and The plays by Leonard Melfi have never been officially translated into Italian and.

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Melfi briefly attended St. We hardly learn anything at all about Frankie until the final scene which takes place in his apartment. Alice marked it as to-read Aug 14, Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Vanessa rated it liked it Nov 01, Considerations License details Minimum Fee: Production Casting 1m, 1f.

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Frankie doesn’t like it there. Leonard Melfi February 21, — October 28, was an American playwright and actor whose work has been widely produced on the American stage. Just a moment while we sign nelfi in to your Goodreads account.


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Birdbath by Leonard Melfi

His plays tended to portray social outcasts with dark secrets spontaneously revealed in moments of great anxiety. Adult children of dysfunctional families.

Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Greg Petroff added it Birdbaty 30, Finding libraries that hold this item Citations are based on reference standards. Musee marked it as to-read Mar 06, Melfi’s Birdbath was that theatre’s inaugural production.

First, that all the girls he’s been with get jealous of the time he spends at his typewriter.