J. M Barrie
1) Peter Pan
7) Dear Brutus
12) Better Dead
Written immediately after the play that would launch J. M. Barrie to international acclaim, Peter Pan, Alice Sit-By-The-Fire is just as charming, sweet and madcap as its predecessor. A group of older children are introduced to their long-absent parents, and it initially appears that the family unit may be irreparably broken. Will they be able to find a way to live together without driving each other crazy?
In this play from Peter Pan writer J. M. Barrie, sisters Susan and Phoebe Throssell are in dire financial straits and decide to establish a school in order to pay the bills. When a long-lost lover comes back into the picture, Phoebe can't resist tormenting him by creating a flirtatious alter ego. What will become of this strange love triangle?
Though he achieved literary acclaim as a dramatist, most notably with the timeless children's classic Peter Pan, author J. M. Barrie tackled many subjects over the course of his career, often grappling with philosophical and psychological topics. The breadth of his intellect is on full display in Courage, which is the text of a stirring and inspirational speech he delivered to a group of graduating college students in the early 1920s....