Tag: 19th Century

Op-Ed: The Elephant Man – One of the Best Plays for Community Theater

Op-Ed: The Elephant Man – One of the Best Plays for Community Theater

Bernard Pomerance’s Tony Award-winning classic, The Elephant Man, is based on the life of John Merrick, a horribly deformed 19th-century British man—the victim of a rare skin and bone disease— who becomes the star of a freak circus show where he is used, abused, and exploited.

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