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Two September

Mac Wellman
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TWO SEPTEMBER is set in post-WWII Vietnam, when Ho Chi Minh had visions of a free country and a newly formed House UnAmerican Affairs Committee blacklisted a young, female American writer who believed in truth, justice, and a humane social order.

Production Info

Cast: 7 total (4 female, 3 male)
Full Length Drama (about 75 minutes)
Multiple Sets
Contemporary Costumes
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Press Quotes

In 2003, The Village Voice gave a Lifetime Achievement Award to Mac Wellman: “… [he] has long situated himself on the frontier of new forms. He’s not only an experimental dramatist of the first rank, but also an eloquent champion of the avant-garde … Like Beckett’s characters, the figures in his work inhabit both a purely theatrical world and a space that will not let you forget the social realities compounding the existential mystery.”

About the Author


  • Mac Wellman

    Mac Wellman's recent work includes 3 2's; or AFAR at Dixon Place in October 2011, THE DIFFICULTY OF CROSSING A FIELD (with composer David Lang) at Montclair in the fall of 2006 (and elsewhere more recently), and 1965 UU for performer Paul Lazar, and directed by Stephen Mellor at the Chocolate Factory in the fall of 2008. He has received numerous honors, including NEA, Guggenheim, and Foundation of Contemporary Arts fellowships. In 2003 he received his third Obie, for lifetime Achievement. In 2006 his third novel, Q's Q, was published by Green Integer, and in 2008 a volume of stories, A Chronicle of the Madness of Small Worlds, was published by Trip Street Press as well as a new collection of plays The Difficulty of Crossing a Field from Minnesota Press. His books of poetry include Miniature (2002), Strange Elegies (2006), Split the Stick (2012) from Roof Books, and Left Glove (2011), from Solid Objects Press. His novel Linda Perdido won the 2011 FC2 Catherine Doctorow Prize for Innovative Fiction. He is Distinguished Professor of Playwriting at Brooklyn College.

About the Book

Book Information

Publisher BPPI
Publication Date 12/15/2008
Pages 46
ISBN 9780881454178

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Special Notes

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Two September is produced
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