Topdog/Underdog (Paperback)

By Suzan-Lori Parks

Dramatist's Play Service, 9780822219835

Publication Date: January 30, 2004

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Description

THE STORY: A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity is Suzan-Lori Parks' latest riff on the way we are defined by history. The play tells the story of Lincoln and Booth, two brothers whose names were given to them as a joke, foretelling a lifetime of sibling rivalry and resentment. Haunted by the past, the brothers are forced to confront the shattering reality of their future.

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