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Minimum Fee: $45 per performance$75 with other plays in collection
Time Period - 1920s
Settings Of Play - D.H. Lawrence's sun porch. A villa in the Alps Maritimes.
Scene work, Competition or audition material
High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
A comic portrait of D.H. Lawrence as someone who functions as an analyst for repressed women. Embroidering on his porch, Lawrence is visited by Miss Peabody. Adopting a Sherlock-Holmesian intuition, Lawrence divines that spinsterish Miss Peabody was propositioned by a man aboard a ferry, but in her passionate excitement she forgot his name and where they were to meet. Lawrence helps Miss Peabody recover her memory.
Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One Act Plays
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