The Grapes of Wrath: Based on the novel by John Steinbeck

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L.A. Theatre Works
Pub. Date:
2003
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English
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A heart-wrenching full-cast adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Steinbeck, starring Jeffrey Donovan and Shirley Knight. Set during the Great Depression, The Grapes of Wrath tells the powerful story of the Joad family's trek from the dust bowl of Oklahoma to the promise of a new life in California. But what they find threatens to rip apart their lives, and sever the ties that bind them together. Starring Shirley Knight as Ma Joad, Frank Galati's play finds its timeless heart in the generous spirit of the common man.

A L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring:

Shirley Knight as Ma Joad

Jeffrey Donovan as Tom Joad

Emily Bergl as Rose of Sharon

Michael Buie as Connie and others

Daniel Chacon as Al Joad

Maurice Chasse as Deputy Sheriff and others

Shannon Cochran as Mrs. Wainwright and Elizabeth Sandry

Trista Delamere as 2nd Narrator and Al's Girl

Francis Guinan as Jim Casy

Charlie Matthes as Willy and others

Gas Station Attendant and Hooper Ranch Guard

Rod Mc

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display_description First published in 1939, Steinbecks Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads-driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions against the hard realities of an America divided into Haves and Have-Nots evolves a drama that is intensely human yet majestic in its scale and moral vision, elemental yet plainspoken, tragic but ultimately stirring in its human dignity. A portrait of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless, of one mans fierce reaction to injustice, and of one womans stoical strength, the novel captures the horrors of the Great Depression and probes into the very nature of equality and justice in America. At once a naturalistic epic, captivity narrative, road novel, and transcendental gospel, Steinbecks powerful landmark novel is perhaps the most American of American Classics.
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