The Refrigerators

by  Mario Fratti

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  4m, 3f

"Highly original!" - Saturday Review

"Perverse gem...of ghoulish comic brew." - Village Voice

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The Refrigerators

by  Mario Fratti

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    4m, 3f
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    Mystery/Thriller

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Penny, charming heiress to a huge fortune, lives in a bizarre house surrounded by mysterious, untouchable refrigerators allegedly family heirlooms but actually refrigerated coffins. Penny tries convincing her servant Nicola, an amorous Italian, that her sister Inez is an identical twin. Nicola, suspicious and frightened, discovers that Inez is actually a male scientist and Penny's lover. In the night he experiments with half thawed beauties in the refrigerators. Nicola calls in a short sighted police inspector and there's a fast, funny, unpredictable ending in the hilarious farce tradition.
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"Highly original!" - Saturday Review

"Perverse gem...of ghoulish comic brew." - Village Voice

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Mario Fratti

Mario Fratti, professor emeritus of Italian literature at Hunter College, is an internationally acclaimed playwright and drama critic. Author of such works as Suicide, ...

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