Fantasies at the Frick

by  Leonard Melfi

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  2m, 2f

"The play is loaded with charming sentiment." - New York Daily News

At the Frick Museum in New York City, a young male guard in his first day is so nervous about his ability to meet the requirements that he keeps fortifying himself with pills and cognac. A female guard of long standing reprimands him while encouragin…

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Fantasies at the Frick

by  Leonard Melfi

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At the Frick Museum in New York City, a young male guard in his first day is so nervous about his ability to meet the requirements that he keeps fortifying himself with pills and cognac. A female guard of long standing reprimands him while encouraging him. She's so immersed in her job she's almost ecstatic about it but it's a mechanical ecstasy. A boy and a girl stroll in looking for pickups. They gravitate to each other instinctively. The two guards' tenuous self control is shaken as these two trendily attired dilettantes - preening and posturing - achieve a coupling which the guards may sneer at, but which they also envy. Consolation lies at hand as defenses fall.
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"The play is loaded with charming sentiment." - New York Daily News

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