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Laughing and Choking Looked the Same

In his introductory note on Marvin’s Room, playwright Scott McPherson distinguishes between death and dying: as a child, his father wrapped his car around a telephone pole—this was death.   496 more words


Marvin's Room: Across the Great (but too vast) Divide

Marvin’s Room: Across the Great (but too vast) Divide

By Ross

Marvin’s Room starts off with a nervous Bessie, played by the well-known actress, Lily Taylor fidgeting in a small doctor’s office confined in a rectangle space up close to the edge of the stage. 922 more words

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Marvin's Room

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Marvin’s Room


Jerry Zaks


  • Diane Keaton as Bessie
  • Meryl Streep as Lee
  • Leonardo DiCaprio as Hank
  • Hal Scardino as Charlie
  • Robert De Niro as Dr Wally…
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