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(2M)  Now that upstairs neighbor, David, has become a successful playwright, Sidney asks him to write a part for Iris, to help save his marriage. Desperate, Sidney compromises himself.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry

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(2M) Alton, African American, confronts Sidney about his sister-in-law Gloria, whom he has proposed to, being a prostitute.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
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(1W, 1M) Mavis, Iris’s older sister, shares some of her secrets with Sidney - impressed by his success with his newspaper, and wanting to soften their differences.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry

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(1W, 1M)  The “new” independent Iris, confronts Sidney about his false victory.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry

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(1W, 1M) Sidney and Gloria, Iris’s younger sister, come to terms with each of their collapsed fantasies.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry

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(1W, 1M) Gloria and David, share their pasts and try to connect. It becomes too much for Gloria, who takes her life. With cuts. 
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry

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(2M) Sidney comes to terms with the fact that he helped Wally win his election, only to find that Wally was in cahoots with the mob all along. With cuts. 
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry

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(2 W) The two servants in the Haines household discuss the argument overheard between Mr. and Mrs. Haines and their personal feelings about marriage. 
 

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Clare Boothe
Clare Boothe

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