Timothy Mason

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Plays by Timothy Mason

audio The Fiery Furnace

LA Theatre Works
Type: Audio

Around a family dining table deep in the Heartland, where Senator Joe McCarthy once sat and discussed his fondness for beets, nothing is as it seems. Gunnar, the family patriarch, is an upstanding farmer - or is he? Why is his favorite daughter so anxious to flee to Chicago? And why does her mother want to go too? Daughter Charity, a devoted wife and mother, is clearly frightened of something. Her husband, Jerry, hates anything un-American, but refuses to serve in Korea. As the mysteries multiply, author Timothy Mason solves them with wit and unrelenting suspense.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring L.D. Barrett, Shannon Cochran, William Fichtner, Julie Harris and Sally Murphy.

Featuring: L.D. Barrett, Shannon Cochran, William Fichtner, Julie Harris, Sally Murphy

Timothy Mason is an American playwright, well-known for writing the lyrics and book version of the hit Broadway musical Dr Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! He is the author of many plays, produced by numerous acting companies, including Babylon Gardens and The Fiery Furnace. His first novel, The Last Synapsid, was published in 2009.