A Significant Betrayal

by  Le Wilhelm

Short Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

Hoping to find answers about her life, Dorry slips into the swamp to meet an uncle who was cut off from the family after a mysterious incident before she was born. She delves into his sexual past and her family's hidden secrets to confront her future and universal questions,

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A Significant Betrayal

by  Le Wilhelm

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    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
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    • Scene work
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Hoping to find answers about her life, Dorry slips into the swamp to meet an uncle who was cut off from the family after a mysterious incident before she was born. She delves into his sexual past and her family's hidden secrets to confront her future and universal questions about the nature of love, forgiveness, betrayal and the assumptions we make about other's suffering. This is a heartbreakingly beautiful companion piece to Meridian, Mississippi Redux.

Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 24th Series.

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Accolades

  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

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  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

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Le Wilhelm

Le Wilhelm (6 June 1946 - 25 September 2013) was a 1964 graduate of Galena High School. He later received a degree in English and a master in Theatre from SMS, Springfield, MO. From the University of Florida he received a master in Fine Arts and Directing. After moving to New York in 1984, Le founded Love Creek Product ...

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