Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

24 Favorite One Act Plays by Bennett A. Cerf

24 Favorite One Act Plays (1958)

by Bennett Cerf (Editor), Van H. Cartmell (Editor)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
160174,566 (3.5)None



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

I read these plays over and over when I was growing up. One of my all-time favorite collections. ( )
  ShellyS | Jan 8, 2015 |
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (1 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Cerf, BennettEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cartmell, Van H.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
First words
Foreword:  In the fifteen years that have somehow slipped by since the editors of this volume made their first selection of Thirty Famous One-Act Plays (a collection, incidentally, that has sold nearly a hundred thousand copies and that still flourishes in a Modern Library Giant edition), the one-act play has come of age on Broadway.
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (1)

Book description
I didn't read it yet.
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0385066171, Paperback)

Two dozen classic dramas by some of the finest and most famous playwrights of the last hundred years--Anton Chekhov, Noel Coward, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Miller, and A.A. Milne.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:46:56 -0400)

(see all 2 descriptions)

Collection of twenty-four one-act plays, most in the public domain, that can be staged by groups with limited funds, with biographical notes on each of the playwrights represented.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
1 wanted2 pay

Popular covers


Average: (3.5)
2 1
2.5 1
3 2
3.5 2
4 1
5 2

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Store | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 97,856,435 books! | Top bar: Always visible