The blackly comic play about the oppressed lives of women in 1950s New York
One of literature’s leading humorists, Dorothy Parker drew from the dark side of her imagination to pen The Ladies of the Corridor, a searing drama about women living on their own in a New York residence hotel. Loosely based on Parker’s life, and co-written with famed Hollywood playwright Arnaud d’Usseau, The Ladies of the Corridor exposes the limitations of a woman’s life in a drama teeming with Parker’s signature wit.
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About Dorothy Parker
Dorothy Parker was born in West End, New Jersey, in 1893 and grew up in New York, attending a Catholic convent school and Miss Dana’s School in Morristown, New Jersey. In 1916 she sold some of her poetry to the… More about Dorothy Parker
Published by Penguin Classics Apr 29, 2008| 144 Pages| 5-1/16 x 7-3/4| ISBN 9780143105312