Dinner with Friends

  • by Donald Margulies
  • Narrated by full cast
  • 1 hrs and 35 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

Winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for drama, Dinner with Friends examines the lives of two couples and the repercussions of divorce on their friendship. With wit, compassion, and consummate skill, playwright Donald Margulies weighs the costs of breaking up...and of staying together. Starring (in alphabetical order): Matthew Arkin as Gabe, Lisa Emery as Karen, Kevin Kilner as Tom, Dierdre O'Connell as Beth.

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2000 Pulitzer Prize Winner, Drama

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I thought I was on Broadway

"Dinner with Friends" is an engaging stage-play recorded for radio. It is the story of one couple at the end of their relationship intertwined with the story of the couple who were their best friends. It is very funny at spots but would more properly be regarded as a drama than a comedy. This is not a dry "chick-flick" type of tearjerker. It is good theater and engaging throughout. I think anybody in a relationship would appreciate it; in fact I would warn those who are in a troubled marriage that it might hit too close to home with its common truths that are unbared. Give this one a listen. It is much different than an audiobook and I found it refreshingly so. The acting is very good, especially the actress who played the divorcing woman (great voice!).
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- Scott

As good as watching the movie

I loved every minute of this fabulous performance. Will be listening to more from LA Theatreworks!
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- Gretchen SLP "I listen to something educational on my way to work to wake myself up, and listen to a page-turner on my way home to stay alert on the road!"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-20-2006
  • Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works