The Shadow Box Summary
Michael Cristofer

Everything you need to understand or teach The Shadow Box by Michael Cristofer.

  • The Shadow Box Summary & Study Guide
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The Shadow Box Summary

Michael Cristofer's The Shadow Box, directed by Gordon Davidson, premiered October 30, 1975, at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. Currently out of print, the play is still a hearty read for a contemporary audience. The work interweaves the lives of three dramatically different terminally ill patients and their loved ones to give a dynamic, well-rounded perspective of death and dying. The richness of the play is exemplified by its unity. The action takes...

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Lesson Plan

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