The proprietress of a boarding house is giving a tour to a potential tenant who hopes to get a job in the nearby factory. All the men who have lived there have signed their names on the wall – and one of them left his cat behind. After moving in, the man develops a sort of relationship with the landlady, but his real romance is with the cat.
A part of the collection 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other Plays.
The Strangest Kind of Romance was read on Playing on Air with Claudia Cantina on January 7, 2015. Purchase the podcast episode and listen to the trailer here.
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- Duration: 30 minutes
- Setting: A furnished room in a small industrial city of the middle-western states.
THE OLD MAN - her father-in-law
NITCHEVO - the cat