Lone Star. James McLure. Author bio(s). ISBN: One Act, Comedy “LONE STAR is an uproarious comedy about two bawdily rambunctious. Lone Star has 80 ratings and 4 reviews. J said: Part of the Texas Two Step I read this with my Chinese students. While they didn’t appreciate the slice. LONE STAR by James McLure. Change isn’t easy. Take it from Roy, the Vietnam vet returning home to his beloved Texas. He goes back to.

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Jessieh Ruth rated it really liked it Jun 30, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The latest play he presented there was Seductiona play about the inner workings of a stage production. His plays Lone Star and Pvt. Brittney rated it liked it Jan 10, mcluge Guthrie rated it really liked it Oct 06, Wars of the Roses: This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.

Wars were presented off-Broadway in after having been presented at the Humana Festival at the Actors Theatre of Louisville. The play takes place in the cluttered backyard of a small-town Texas bar.

Apollonia rated it really liked it Mar 26, Brad rated it really liked it Jul 07, Joined by his younger brother, Ray who worships Sixth Edition Applause Books.


Notify me of new posts by email. In addition to his work in the theatre, McLure wrote for the screen and television including Sangre starring Holly Hunterand uncredited, reportedly [ citation needed ] Kingfish starring John Goodman starr Reckless starring Aidan Quinn. Peter Emshwiller rated it it was amazing Aug 28, James Miller McLure, Jr.

Lone Star by James McLure

Presented initially by the Actors Theatre of Louisville, and then produced successfully on Broadway, this hilarious study of a pair of Texas “good ole boys” on a Saturday night carouse introduced an exciting new playwright of major potential. Lone Star by James McLure. Paperback36 pages. Jen rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Roy, a brawny, macho type who had once been a local high-school hero, is back in town after a hitch in Vietnam and trying to reestablish his position in the community. Jason rated it liked it Aug 07, Alternating between flavorfully humorous and darkly revealing dialogue, Mr.

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This page was last edited on 16 Augustat For many years McLure was a participant playwright in The Missoula Colony, a writers workshop of the Montana Repertory Theatre and the only playwright to contribute to the Colony sar every year of its existence.

Conceived as a kames piece to follow Laundry and Bourbonwith which it constitutes a full evening of theatre, this play can also be presented independently with equal effectiveness. Risa rated it it was amazing Jun 09, Funny and bitter tale of drinking, deceit and desperation. Apparently Roy cherishes three things above all; lpne country, his sexy young wife, and his pink Thunderbird.


He was born in Alexandria, Louisiana and grew up in Shreveport where he was educated by the Jesuits.

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Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Greg Pragel as Cletis eshews predictable superficiality by marvelously combining obvious geekiness with inner substantiveness. Feb 28, allie rated it liked it.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The charmingly low-key Chris Loupos winningly achieves the optimum balance of affability, mental slowness and compassion as Ray. Leave a comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Refresh and try again. Lists with This Book. We also had a pretty interesting mcluge about the difference between American “rednecks” and Chinese “country people. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sincehe has reviewed theater, cabaret, and concerts for Theaterscene.