Bertha is a prostitute on the verge of being evicted from a low-class bordello. In a series of delusions she revisits her past loves while slipping toward disease and death.
A part of the collection 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other Plays.
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- Licensing available for professional groups only. Some restrictions apply.
- Duration: 10 minutes
- Setting: A bedroom in the red light district of East St. Louis.
- All Female
Hello from Bertha premiered on television on the PBS program "Play of the Week: Four Plays by Tennessee" in 1961.