The Playwrights Database
Buy Plays with Doollee
Each page of doollee.com has links to play/book outlets, either directly to the Publisher, through Stageplays.com and Amazon to the second hand and 1st editions of AbeBooks. These links will automatically take you to the relevant area obviating the need for further search.
whether you are a Playwright who wishes to make their entry definitive, an unlisted Playwright or a User with a tale to tell - we want to hear from you.
download WORD submission template
Best of Everything, The
Before Fifty Shades of Grey, there was Rona Jaffe's scandalous 1958 bestseller the BeST OF eVeRYTHING. Now this controversial novel, which was the basis for the hit 1959 movie starring Joan Crawford, comes to the stage courtesy of the new theater company 95 WordsPerMinute. Set in the pre-women's liberation era, the BeST OF eVeRYTHING tells the story of five young and impressionable secretaries. New to the big city, they dodge the garter-snappers at Fabian Publishing while seeking thrilling careers, gay adventures, and a nice boy to take them out to dinner. This theatrical adaptation of the BeST OF eVeRYTHING is produced with the permission of the Rona Jaffe Foundation. "Back then, people didnt talk about not being a virgin. they didnt talk about going out with married men. they didnt talk about abortion. they didnt talk about sexual harassment, which had no name in those days," explained Jaffe in an interview about her novel. "I thought if I could help one young woman sitting in her tiny apartment thinking she was all alone and a bad girl, then the book would be worthwhile.
adaptation of Rona Jaffe's novel
Dramatists' Play Service, Inc 978-0822228691
To Buy This Play:
If Publisher (above) is underlined then the play may be purchased by direct click from the Publisher, otherwise (below) are AbeBooks for secondhand, signed & 1st eds and other Booksellers for new copies
Male: 2 Female: 6 Other: -
Top of Page