Elmer Rice

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United States playwright (1892-1967)

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It's easy to see why this 1931 work by Elmer Rice, which had a critically successful run at Peccadillo's downtown theater last spring, is being restaged now in a larger space.
Written in 1922 by Elmer Rice, "The Adding Machine" is a fine example of American Expressionism, in which the individual often perceives himself as chewed up by big government or diabolical capitalism, as if he were a rat in a grotesque meat grinder.
Wyler had the good fortune to have Elmer Rice adapt the script from his Broadway success.
It has lyrics by Langston Hughes and is based on the book by Elmer Rice and, despite a small technical flaw at the opening, everything has the smell of greasepaint.