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Adam and Eve on a Ferry - Short Play, Comedy

Adam and Eve on a Ferry

Tennessee Williams

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Short Play, Comedy

1m, 2f

ISBN: 9780811216203

Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One Act Plays

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Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
$75 with other plays in collection


Description

Short Play

Comedy

30 minutes

Time Period - 1920s

Settings Of Play - D.H. Lawrence's sun porch. A villa in the Alps Maritimes.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Scene work, Competition or audition material

Exterior Set

TAGS

Love, Memory

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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


Adam and Eve on a Ferry was first presented by Manhattan Theatre Club in New York City on November 11, 2004. It was directed by Michael Kahn.

Characters

CASTING

1m, 2f

D.H. LAWRENCE
FRIEDA LAWRENCE
A VISITOR, ARIADNE PEABODY
Author
Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) explores passion with daring honesty, and forged a poetic theatre of raw psychological insight that shattered conventional proprieties and transformed the American stage. The autobiographical The Glass Menagerie brought what Mr. Williams called “the catastrophe of success,” a success capped by A Streetcar Named Desire, one of the most influential works of modern ... view full profile

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