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Day the Whores Came Out to Play Tennis, The - Short Play, Comedy

Day the Whores Came Out to Play Tennis, The

Arthur Kopit

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Short Play, Comedy

6m

ISBN: 9780573621741

Despite the title, it has intense meaning for these times. The scene is a room in a wealthy country club, to which the men's committee is hastily summoned early one morning after a carousing dance. Problem: what to do about the 16 luscious but low life females who drove up in a Rolls Royces and then…

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Comedy

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Despite the title, it has intense meaning for these times. The scene is a room in a wealthy country club, to which the men's committee is hastily summoned early one morning after a carousing dance. Problem: what to do about the 16 luscious but low life females who drove up in a Rolls Royces and then proceeded to the tennis courts, where they are now disporting. While the committee huddles, we learn that they are the vulgar, crass people. They are good for nothing but blustering and simpering. It is the attendant, far more refined than they, who is invited out to play with the bevy of beauties, just before the final assault and the collapse of their cardboard world.
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Arthur Kopit

Arthur Kopit

Arthur Kopit (born May 10, 1937, New York, N.Y., U.S.), American playwright best known for Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feelin’ So Sad (1960). Subtitled “a pseudoclassical tragifarce in a bastard French tradition,” the play parodies the Theater of the Absurd, the Oedipus complex, and the conventions of avant-garde drama.Kopit attended Harvard University (A.B., 1959), ... view full profile

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