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Prelude to a Kiss

By: Craig Lucas
Narrated by: Fran Adams,Shannon Cochran,Tate Donovan,Charles Durning,Arabella Field,Chuma Hunter-Gault,Sharon Madden
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Publisher's summary

A whirlwind courtship. A storybook wedding. A kiss for the bride. And suddenly everything changes. When Peter and Rita's brand-new marriage is strained by a magical twist of fate, true love will never mean quite the same thing again.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast recording, starring:

  • Caroline Aaron as Mrs. Boyle
  • Shannon Cochran as Leah
  • Tate Donovan as Peter
  • Charles Durning as Old Man
  • Arabella Field as Rita
  • Chuma Hunter-Gault as the Waiter and others
  • Sharon Madden as Aunt Dorothy
  • Danny Strauss as Taylor
  • Ron West as Dr. Boyle

Stage Managers, Jode Ryskiewicz and Cary Thompson. Radio Producer, Raymond Guarna. Associate Producer, Susan Raab. Directed by Nancy Malone.

©1988 Craig Lucas (P)2000 L.A. Theatre Works

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Great acting, convoluted premise

If the characters have to practically exhaust themselves explaining and re-explaining the play’s bizarre magical phenomenon, it is not a good thing. Way way too much exposition. Tate Donovan and Charles Durning are fabulous however.

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