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In 1988, Grove Press published the first four plays of Foote's Orphans' Home Cycle. The volume is titled Roots in a Parched Ground; Convicts; Lily Dale; The Widow Claire: The First Four Plays of the Orphans' Home Cycle Volume 1. In Roots in a Parched Ground, Lily Dale appears at age ten and, as the title indicates, in Lily Dale, she returns, as does Will Kidder as a man in his twenties.

Cousins and The Death of Papa are two of the last plays in Foote's Orphans' Home Cycle. Grove Press published the two plays together in 1989. In Cousins, Foote presents Will Kidder to audiences again, this time as a middle-aged man.

Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller, was originally published in 1949. The play tells the tragic story of Willy Loman, a failed salesman, and, like The Young Man from Atlanta, treats the themes of the...

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