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    Bury the Dead

    "BURY THE DEAD" is set in "the second year of the war that is to begin tomorrow night." A military burial, just like so many other military burials before it, is in progress. The priest and the rabbi arrive to say prayers for the dead — but then a groan is heard from the newly dug graves. Slowly the newly deceased soldiers rise up, pleading not to be buried, and ask to rejoin the living. Word of their insurrection spreads quickly to the living soldiers and the military brass, who use a variety of techniques to convince the dead soldiers to get back into their graves. The play, a young Irwin Shaw's very first dramatic effort, was originally produced on Broadway in 1936. Although it only played for 97 performances, the play ignited audiences and established Mr. Shaw as a writer of great literary promise. In the years that followed, "Bury The Dead" was not seen again in New York until the height of the Vietnam War, when Vinette Carroll presented a musical version of the play with original songs by Micki Grant.

    Dates:  Nov. 10, 2002 - Nov. 24, 2002
    Previews start: Nov. 8, 2002
    Schedule:  Wed.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., plus Sun. 11/10 at 7 p.m., Mon. 11/18 at 7:30, Sat. 11/23 at 2
    Venue:  American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54th Street
    Price:  $15
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    Tickets/info:  (212) 206-1515

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