Fledgling playwright Roger Rueff demonstrates a facility for rapid-fire and Rueff does show potential, but “Hospitality Suite” is at best a. Hospitality Suite. In a small hotel room high above Wichita, Kansas, conflicting notions of character, salesmanship, honesty, religion, and love simmer until they . Hospitality Suite (Reading Copy). In a small hotel room high above Wichita, Kansas, conflicting notions of character, salesmanship, honesty, religion, and love.

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Articles lacking sources from May All articles lacking sources. Seuss’ The Grinch Fantastic Beasts: Man A new play by Roger Rueff. The target of Rueff’s play is the American Way of business. Zaza Alisa rated it really liked it May 22, Emma rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Ola rated it really liked it Nov 24, This play, on which the movie was very faithfully based is I’ve always loved the movie The Big Kahuna.

Samuel marked it as to-read Feb 03, That’s my next gig!

Hospitality Suite

A fourth player, Tom Roland, as a soused-up, bleary-eyed guest in the suite, makes a brief, totally hilarious appearance at the beginning of the second act. He is fresh out of school, recently married, affable, inquisitive, and religious. Production manager Edward Lapine. But it’s only rueeff Act II that it seriously starts to flow.


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Silvia Mateo marked it as to-read Nov 03, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Morgan marked it as to-read Feb 24, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The first act and then some is largely exposition, setting out each character’s eueff and beliefs.

Justin rated it it was ok Oct 19, Hospitality Suite by Roger Rueff. While plays like Hospitlaity of a Salesman and The Rainmaker use a heightened reality to explore issues of faith ruegf hope in a wicked capitalist society, Rueff’s play addresses similar issues by using a lowered reality–a world in which average characters are presented in unremarkable situations, a world in which art does not imitate life so much as it imitates wallpaper. By Deanna Isaacs Phil is a world-weary, enervated old pro who’s in the throes of a divorce and buys Penthouse for the articles.

I think it had been about two weeks since I saw my last salesman play when I caught Victory Gardens Theater’s production of Roger Rueff’s Hospitality Suite, a salesman play that differs from the classics in the genre in one major respect–it’s boring. As played by Took, his manner is decidedly reserved, intelligent and understated.

Hospitality Suite (Reading Copy) | Roger Rueff

Manolibus rated it really liked it Apr 25, Luis Ochoa rated it really liked it Aug 24, Cooped up with them in this room-with-a-view on the 26th floor of the Holiday Inn is a younger, newer man, Bob John Ruefc. This page was last edited on 8 Septemberat American plays American plays adapted into films Plays set in Kansas plays. The odd man out is Bob Timothy Hendricksona young research engineer, brought in as window dressing to impress potential clients, who is a terrible salesman but a fiercely committed Christian.


Sets and costumes Dwight Richard Odle. Hospitality Suite is an award-winning stage play written by Roger Rueff that centers on conflicting notions of character, salesmanship, honesty, religionand love that simmer until they suit over as two experienced salesmen and a young research engineer await a CEO whose visit to their modest hospitality suite could save their company from ruin.

BOB is a recent hire from te company research center, on hand to represent technical expertise–an earnest young man defined, in part, by devotion to his religion. We won’t divulge what triggers conflict and dismay, but it is less the smoldering exasperation than its unexpected resolutions–a vastly different one for each of the protagonists–that make “Hospitality Suite” such a surprising and vigorous entrant in the new play field. Want to Read saving….

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