The Shirt

by  Leonard Melfi

Short Play, Drama  /  2m, 1f

Clarence, a young Southern gentleman, has come up for a weekend visit to New York. He meets Twila, a lovely black girl, and her boyfriend, Marcey, a young good looking boy. They become a friendly trio, and go up to Clarence's hotel room to drink. During the evening Clarence takes their pictures, wat…

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Clarence, a young Southern gentleman, has come up for a weekend visit to New York. He meets Twila, a lovely black girl, and her boyfriend, Marcey, a young good looking boy. They become a friendly trio, and go up to Clarence's hotel room to drink. During the evening Clarence takes their pictures, watches them dance, and shows them a newspaper clipping and photograph of himself. Eventually Clarence puts on "the shirt" before their very eyes and a terrifying transformation takes place.

Published in Encounters.

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