Synopsis

Ned and Jack

$9.99

Sheldon Rosen

Published by Samuel French Inc

3 Male 1 Female

This play about the friendship between John Barrymore and playwright Edward Sheldon is set in Sheldon's penthouse in the early morning hours of Nov. 17, 1922, following the opening of Hamlet

Ned's arthritis prevented him from attending so Ethel Barrymore is recounting the triumph when a besotted Barrymore, still dressed as Hamlet, appears with champagne

An intense, poignant and witty encounter ensues between the foremost American actor of his era and the man who cajoled him into developing his great talent

"With sympathy, admiration and a good deal of humor, Ned and Jack commemorates two remarkable American men of the theatre" ~ Christian Science Monitor

"Fascinating" ~ N.Y. Post

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