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(2 M) Producer Mose Jason tries to persuade playwright George Herrick, to rewrite his play to keep Lily, the star, happy.
 

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Maurine Dallas Watkins
Maurine Dallas Watkins
Maurine Dallas Watkins (1896-1969) is little remembered today, despite being the author of Chicago (1926) the smash Broadway comedy about two “merry murderesses” with showbiz aspirations that would, fifty decades after its premiere, inspire the smash Broadway musical of the same name. The play was based on Watkins’s observations as journalist covering the Windy City’s sensational Jazz Age murder trials. Watkins’ career encompassed more than Chicago—she earned a playwriting degree from Yale Scho…
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(2W) Lily, jealous of Kerry’s good notices (and her relationship with Jules), tells her she’s doing it all wrong.
 

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Maurine Dallas Watkins
Maurine Dallas Watkins
Maurine Dallas Watkins (1896-1969) is little remembered today, despite being the author of Chicago (1926) the smash Broadway comedy about two “merry murderesses” with showbiz aspirations that would, fifty decades after its premiere, inspire the smash Broadway musical of the same name. The play was based on Watkins’s observations as journalist covering the Windy City’s sensational Jazz Age murder trials. Watkins’ career encompassed more than Chicago—she earned a playwriting degree from Yale Scho…
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(1W, 1M) Kerry learns from Bart, a seasoned actor, just what the score is when the star is involved.
 

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Maurine Dallas Watkins
Maurine Dallas Watkins
Maurine Dallas Watkins (1896-1969) is little remembered today, despite being the author of Chicago (1926) the smash Broadway comedy about two “merry murderesses” with showbiz aspirations that would, fifty decades after its premiere, inspire the smash Broadway musical of the same name. The play was based on Watkins’s observations as journalist covering the Windy City’s sensational Jazz Age murder trials. Watkins’ career encompassed more than Chicago—she earned a playwriting degree from Yale Scho…
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(1W, 1M) At the outdoor party, Spunk meets Lina, and he is immediately smitten by her. They end up dancing together to jubilant music.
 

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Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston

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(1W, 1M) Ruby, who fell for Spunk the moment he came to town, tries to console and woo him now that it looks like he and Lina are over. (Will need someone off-stage as Lina, to call Spunk’s name towards end of scene.)
 

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Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston

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(1W, 1M) Spunk and Lina confront each other about their fears, guilt, and lies told.
 

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Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston

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(2M) Courtall and Saville discuss the lovely and alluring qualities of Lady Frances, but forbidden to them, as she is married to Sir George.
 

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Hannah Cowley
Hannah Cowley

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(1W, 1M) At the Masquerade Ball , Doricourt falls for Letitia who is far more daring and provocative in costume and mask.
 

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Hannah Cowley
Hannah Cowley

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