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American playwright Lyle Kessler’s Orphans debuted on Broadway in 1983. Two orphan brothers live in a dilapidated house in Philadelphia. The older sibling, Treat, a pickpocket, is violent and impulsive, while Phillip is reclusive and fearful. Their world is disrupted when a powerful underworld figure named Harold enters their lives. Can they avoid a tragic end? Kevin Anderson (Phillip), Terry Kinney (Treat), and John Mahoney (Harold) give frenetic, funny, and heart-breaking performances. This is a live recording of a theater production.
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In a rundown house in Philadelphia live two orphan brothers: the reclusive, frightened Philip and the violent pickpocket thief Treat. Into this savage and ferociously funny world enters Harold, a shadowy underworld figure of power and influence who irrevocably changes the precious balance between the two brothers. This is a Steppenwolf Theatre Company Production, starring Kevin Anderson, Terry Kinney, and John Mahoney.
©2009 L.A. Theatre Works (P)2009 L.A. Theatre Works
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