Kind of interesting meta aspects.
Hyper mundane hyper realism.
Hugely overrated. Old school slumming.
Melodramatic and improbable. Very short. Over done.
Good dramatic opposition. Maybe some melodrama. But a great night of theatre.
Scene One – 6 pp. Boarding school. Izzy and Mia torture Alice.
Scene Two – 14 pp. Martha’s flat. Martha, Henry, Mia. Mia comes home from school.
Scene Three – 5 pp. Hospital. Izzy, Mia, Henry go to see Alice.
Scene Four – 6pp. Martha’s flat. Martha, Henry. Martha tears up Henry’s clothes.
Scene Five – 6pp. Hugh’s flat. Henry, Issy, Mia. After the party.
Scene Six – 7 pp. Martha’s flat. Martha and Henry.
Scene Seven – 6pp. A restaurant. Hugh and Mia.
Scene Eight – 16 pp. Martha’s flat. Martha, Henry, Mia, Hugh.
Too ridiculous to read.
BREDA – F – 60’s
CLARA – F – 60’s
ADA – F – 40’s
PATSY – M
Takes incredible actors to pull off.
Some very poetic language, but not much of a story. Feels 98% appropriated from Suzan-Lori Parks.
Michael – 30, central character, his apartment, east 50’s
Donald – Michael’s boyfriend
Alan – 30, straight man
Emory – Short and ugly, queen
Larry – had a thing with Donald
Hank – Married, with Larry
Bernard – 28, black
Cowboy – Hired stripper
Harold – The instigator, arrives late, another boyfriend of Michael’s
The sound of one hand clapping. If you enjoy watching inarticulate characters smoke cigarettes and mumble, Stephens is for you.