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Natick, MA

Bill Plott

A WASTE of SHAME

M. and W. (both about 60) open the play discussing whether or not it’s a good idea for M. to write about his youthful erotic memories; in spite of W.’s warnings, M. goes ahead.  M. and W. explore and witness moments from his peripatetic military family past, from age 8 through his late 20’s, with surprising and disturbing results.

Cast

Speaking: M. and W., 60, narrators; NICK, age 14-late 20's; LULU, 14, farm girl from the U.P. of Michigan; JOHANNA, co-ed from suburban Chicago; RACHEL, college junior, real late 60s type; LOUISE, Nick's first wife, 19 to late 20's, quiet Creole from New Orleans. Various silent characters.

Script