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Subways are for sleeping.

Edmund G. Love

Subways are for sleeping.

by Edmund G. Love

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Published by New American Library in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York (City) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSignet books, D1580
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. ;
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21872131M

      In fact, Subways Are for Sleeping was adapted from a book by Edmund G. Love, published in the late Fifties, featuring profiles of people living on the streets or on the margins of society.   The York Theatre Company's celebration of Jule Styne concludes February 24–March 4 with Subways Are for Sleeping, featuring music by Styne and a book .

    Subways Are for Sleeping was based on the same-named collection of ten short stories by Edmund G. Love about real fringe people he had encountered during a particularly bleak period of his life in. Synopsis ‘Subways are for Sleeping’ concerns Angie McKay, a magazine writer assigned to write a story about a certain group of well-dressed homeless people sleeping in the New York leader of this group of well-dressed drifters is Tom Bailey, a one-man employment agency who finds other drifters odd jobs and sleeping quarters.

    Subways Are for Sleeping runs through March 4. (© Ben Strothmann) Now in its 22nd year, Musicals in Mufti is a series of musical theater gems performed in simply staged, book-in-hand : Jason Zednick. Tom decides he won't, after all, tie himself down to the rigours of the business world, but write, with Angie, a book about his experiences, Subways Are For Sleeping. He hands over the new coffee business, lock, stock and bathtub, to Charlie and Martha. - Curtis F Brown - from the original LP liner notes. Musical Numbers: ACT I.


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Subways Are for Sleeping Paperback – by Edmund Love (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

5/5(2). ''Subways Are for Sleeping'' () was based on Mr. Love's experiences in sleeping on New York City subway trains when he could not afford lodging. Reading like a handbook for the homeless, it was ''a humorous, pathetic and extremely interesting excursion into ways of life as strange to most gainfully Mr.

Love wrote 20 books, and his work 4/5. This article by Edmund G. Love, published in the March issue, was subsequently turned into a production by the CBS Radio Workshop, a book, and a musical–which led in turn to an interesting hoax by a zealous producer.

O n March 4,at approximately p.m., Henry Shelby walked into the New York City hotel where he had maintained an apartment for five months.

However, "Subways Are For Sleeping" introduced many sub-plots which was unusual for the time. Plus the topic of homelessness was considered extremely taboo in the early sixties. I believe if this show got a good face lift and put back out there, it may just find an audience that it never found before/5(21).

Subways Sleeping by Love Edmund - AbeBooks The original Broadway production played in — The musical was inspired by an article about subway homelessness in the March issue of Harper's magazine and a subsequent book based on it, both by Edmund G.

Love, who slept on subway trains throughout the s and encountered many unique individuals/ Based on a book of true-life articles by Edmund G. Love, Subways Are for Sleeping was savaged by the three major critics and slipped away into the night after performances.

As part of its Winter Musicals in Mufti series “Celebrating Legendary Broadway Composer Jule Styne,” The York Theatre Company is offering the first New York.

'Subways Are for Sleeping' tells the tale of Angie, a reporter sent to get the scoop on a segment of NYC society that lives by their own rules. Going undercover, Angie learns how the carefree other half lives and begins to see there might be another way to experience the world%(35).

Edmund G. Love, a writer whose book ''Subways Are for Sleeping'' was the basis for the Broadway musical of the same name, died Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Flint, Mich. Subways Are for Sleeping - Edmund G. Love - Google книги Victor Gluck, Editor-in-Chief.

Based on a book of true-life articles by Edmund G. Love, Subways Are for Sleeping was savaged by the three major critics and slipped away into the night after performances/ The joys of sleeping on the subway The train stops and somebody grabs the book out of my hands” — and runs off.

Messinger sat there thinking, “Of all the crimes I could be a victim of Author: Lenore Skenazy. The article and the book would become the basis for Subways Are For Sleeping.

The story for Subways Are for Sleeping mirrored that of Love’s. A magazine journalist named Angie McKay is given an assignment: to explore the world of the New York subway system and investigate the population of well-dressed homeless people who were using the cars.

Subways Are for Sleeping is a musical with a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Jule Styne.

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Subways Are for Sleeping Broadway - Subways Are for Sleeping Suggested by the book by Edmund G. Love A romance between Angela McKay, a fashion magazine reporter, and Tom Bailey, a hobo with a.

Originally produced by David Merrick, Subways Are for Sleeping tells the tale of Angie, a reporter sent to get the scoop on a segment of NYC society -- a group of well-dressed homeless people sleeping in the New York subway system -- that lives by their own rules.

Going undercover, Angie learns how the carefree other half lives and begins to see there might be another way to experience the world. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Love, Edmund G. Subways are for sleeping. New York, Harcourt, Brace [] (OCoLC) Document Type. A musical comedy called, simply “Subways Are for Sleeping”—one with impeccable pedigree, book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Jule Styne, and starring Carol Lawrence.

The book for this musical was based on Edmund G. Love’s book, Subways Are For Sleeping, a series of character sketches profiling men and women living on the streets of the Styne acquired the dramatic rights and recruited his Bells Are Ringing collaborators Comden & Green to help bring the musical to the stage.

The show opened in the busy season which also featured. Ms. Newman won a Tony in as best featured actress in a musical for “Subways Are for Sleeping,” whose book and lyrics were written by her husband, Adolph Green, and his regular. Sometimes it's better to let sleeping flops lie. That's certainly the case with "Subways Are for Sleeping," Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and Jule Styne's loose adaptation of a book Author: Erik Haagensen.Subways Are for Sleeping Synopsis - Broadway musical On winter morning, on Manhattan’s streets began to appear neatly dressed homeless people.

The only problem for them was the search for a place where they could sleep. Soon vagabonds joined Tom Bailey. Take Henry Shelby, the subject of the book’s title essay.

Shelby lived on the subway, though he spent his days above ground, traveling exclusively by foot (“subways are for sleeping,” he told Love). Occasionally he’d work an odd job, earning enough for a shave in the bathrooms of a train station.