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Aunt Dan and Lemon

Written by

Wallace Shawn

~playauthor~Written by~ Wallace Shawn

Faber and Faber, 1997

Faber Drama

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Roles: Total (12), Female (6), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...A thrilling friend of her parents casts a spell over a young girl. A study in the glamour of brutal ideas. 'Susie, he's not just an individual like you and me – he works for the government. It's as if you were saying...

The Designated Mourner

Written by

Wallace Shawn

~playauthor~Written by~ Wallace Shawn

Faber and Faber, 1996

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...A daughter is tied to her brilliant father by a passionate bond. But then she is drawn towards an appealing man whose taste in cultural forms follows a disturbing path. The Designated Mourner is a harsh and poetic play about the pursuit...

The Fever

Written by

Wallace Shawn

~playauthor~Written by~ Wallace Shawn

Faber and Faber, 1997

Faber Drama

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...A traveller falls ill in a poor country and plummets into a feverish self-examination. 'But something's been hidden from me, too. Something – a part of myself – has been hidden from me, and I think it's the part that's...

A Thought in Three Parts

Written by

Wallace Shawn

~playauthor~Written by~ Wallace Shawn

Faber and Faber, 1997

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 3, Roles: Total (8), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...'Summer Evening': A young couple is staying at a foreign hotel. She loses herself in cold, sensual daydreams, while he tries to express his frustrated longing for her and fails. 'The Youth Hostel': Dick, Helen, Bob...

Marie and Bruce

Written by

Wallace Shawn

~playauthor~Written by~ Wallace Shawn

Faber and Faber, 1997

Faber Drama

Playtext

Roles: Total (15), Female (6), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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...A dream-like day in the intolerable life of a married couple. At first, things seem simple: Marie hates Bruce, and Bruce barely notices. But as they go through the motions of polite interaction with increasingly insane acquaintances...