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LPG Drama Backlist Catalogue: 2015

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Lawrence & Holloman
By (author): Morris Panych
9780889223929 Paperback, Trade English General Trade DRAMA / Canadian Jan 01, 1998
$16.95 CAD
Active 6 x 9 x 0.4 in 128 pages Talonbooks
Lawrence and Holloman, a hapless nerd and a loquacious salesman, meet by chance. From this fleetingly irritating and insignificant encounter, the viciously murderous and incredulously bizarre plot emerges into the full-blown twilight of what appear to be their insignificant and meaningless lives. And it is this very absence of significance and meaning in the lives of the characters which produces both the mindless evil and the greeting-card redemption that give them their shape. This is a universe in which Camus meets Dali, where Goya meets Disney, where gunshots and bathtub drownings, disillusion and dismemberment become the Seventh Seal of the Grey Flannel set.

Morris Panych
Playwright, actor and director Morris Panych has been described as ?a man for all seasons in Canadian theatre.” He has appeared in over 50 theatre productions and in numerous television and film roles. He has directed over 30 theatre productions and written over a dozen plays that have been translated and produced throughout the world. He has twice won the Governor General’s Award and has won the Jessie Richardson Theatre Award 14 times for acting and directing. He has also been nominated six times for Toronto’s Dora Mavor Moore Award and three times for the Chalmers Award. His classic 7 Stories ranks 9th among the ten best selling plays in Canada, outselling the Coles version of Romeo & Juliet.

?Lawrence & Holloman is slick stuff indeed.?
? Toronto Sun

“Lawrence & Holloman is slick stuff indeed.”
Toronto Sun

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