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(2 W) Alexandra finally cuts ties with her overbearing mother, Regina. 
 

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Lillian Hellman
Lillian Hellman
Lillian Hellman (1905-1984) ranks among the most famous and controversial of American playwrights. She never shied away from provocative, social justice-based themes. Her first play, The Children’s Hour (1934), about two owners of a girls’ school accused of having a lesbian affair, was considered so shocking that some members of the Pulitzer Prize committee refused to see it, costing it a nomination. Toys in the Attic (1960) featured two eccentric Southern sisters whose potential was never value…
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(1 W, 1 M) Horace tries to take revenge on his wife Regina for her cruel behavior, but she regains the upper hand.
 

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Lillian Hellman
Lillian Hellman
Lillian Hellman (1905-1984) ranks among the most famous and controversial of American playwrights. She never shied away from provocative, social justice-based themes. Her first play, The Children’s Hour (1934), about two owners of a girls’ school accused of having a lesbian affair, was considered so shocking that some members of the Pulitzer Prize committee refused to see it, costing it a nomination. Toys in the Attic (1960) featured two eccentric Southern sisters whose potential was never value…
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(1W, 1M) The love, fun, and friction between Sidney and Iris is intense, as their mutual failures are aired – her acting and his night spot.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry

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(1W, 1M) Iris shares her insecurities about being an actress with Sidney.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry

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(1W, 1M) Sidney and Iris share the fantasy of living off the grid.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry

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(1W, 1M) In a show of independence, Iris goes to a party alone – letting Sidney know all is not well between them.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry

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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
Lorraine Hansberry

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