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

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Birdbath by Leonard Melfi

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It is obvious that she does not want to return home to the Bronx where she lives with her mother, so he convinces her to come to his place. He wants to dance with her, to touch her, to hold her. Sign In You’ll have to sign in before you share your experience. Advanced Search Find a Library. A young, unsuccessful poet meets a young girl while they are both working at an all night cafeteria in Manhattan.

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A Dog’s Life Valentine. This way, when the knife comes back at the end, it can be a reveal and I think it makes the monologue more dynamic.

Memorial services were held for the playwright on May 5, at La MaMa following an April 17 New York Times article describing the playwright’s final days. Books by Leonard Melfi. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Melfi briefly attended St.


Leonard Melfi

Jacqueline Davis marked it as to-read Jan 15, She also talks a lot. Upon his discharge from the U. Audrey Ahern rated it liked it Mar 19, To ask other readers questions about Birdbathplease sign up. Melfi’s Birdbath was that theatre’s inaugural production.

Tell me, Frankie, please tell me that my head is not burdbath hammer!

Birdbath by Leonard Melfi

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Altogether, Melfi wrote over 70 mefli during his lifetime. He gets drunk and entices her to drink a little. Write a review Rate this item: Alice marked it as to-read Aug 14, Joan Anne Rizza Leonard Melfi.