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Good People

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire and actors Estelle Parsons and Tate Donovan discuss "Good People," which is now up at the Manhattan Theatre Club. "Good People" is set in Southie, a working-class Boston neighborhood where Margie Walsh has just been let go from another job and is looking to catch a break with her old fling.

Guests:

Tate Donovan, David Lindsay-Abaire and estelle parsons
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Comments [7]

DK in BK from Brooklyn

Bernie you sound like an an angry and sorry soul. To answer you question, people move for all sorts of reasons. Your comment about Mas*holes ‘staying there’ is provincial and divisive. I have met many wonderful people during my years living in NYC. You sir, however, are not one of them.

Mar. 10 2011 12:47 PM
bernie from bklyn

hey, why do so many mass*oles move to nyc? why can't you just stay there?

Mar. 10 2011 12:23 PM
DK in BK from Brooklyn, NY

She sounds drunk. Anyway, being from Walpole, MA I love hearing about the local variations in accents.

Mar. 10 2011 12:21 PM
Mike from Tribeca

Steve -- I'm also from Worcester and was thinking of posting the same question as you.

Always nice to hear from Ms. Parsons!

Mar. 10 2011 12:20 PM

As someone from a shanty Irish background I would be flattered to be called lace-curtain.

Mar. 10 2011 12:19 PM
bernie from bklyn

there's nothing worse than listening to actors talk about acting...especially this crew! sorry lenny, have to tun the dial.

Mar. 10 2011 12:17 PM
Steve from Brooklyn

Could you comment on popular portrays of the Boston accent? I'm from Worcester and the only thing more frustrating than listening to a terrible Boston accent is a studied but accent that doesn't quite hit it. The problem I hear most commonly is people properly enunciating ev-er-y syllable too ca'e-ful-ly. Yes, you need to slur!

Mar. 10 2011 12:16 PM

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