Roman Fever

by  Edith Wharton, Hugh Leonard

Short Play, Drama  /  2m, 1f

On a restaurant terrace in Rome in 1930, Mrs. Slade and Mrs. Ansley are reminiscing about a Roman holiday they shared many years before. Mrs. Slade is envious of Mrs. Ansley's daughter's engagement to a young and rich Marchese and cannot resist a spiteful jibe, thereby shattering a cherished memory.…

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On a restaurant terrace in Rome in 1930, Mrs. Slade and Mrs. Ansley are reminiscing about a Roman holiday they shared many years before. Mrs. Slade is envious of Mrs. Ansley's daughter's engagement to a young and rich Marchese and cannot resist a spiteful jibe, thereby shattering a cherished memory. In the end it is Mrs. Slade whose illusions are shattered.
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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
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  • Time Period: 1930s

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2m, 1f
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