Scene Library

The scene library is a compilation of scenes from historic plays by women to be used exclusively by acting instructors and students.

Special thanks to Maria-Christina Oliveras and Jacqueline Knapp for their time and commitment. 

 
 

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(2 W, one is a child) Crystal talks to her lover on the phone in the bath when she is confronted by her young stepdaughter, who reveals the truth about where Crystal stands in the family.
 

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Clare Boothe
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(2 W, one is a child) Little Mary climbs into bed with her mother and accidentally reveals the truth about her father's unhappy marriage. 
 

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Clare Boothe
Clare Boothe

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(2W) Mrs. Peters and Mrs. Hale contemplate why Mrs. Wright may have killed her husband. 
 

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Susan Glaspell
Susan Glaspell
Susan Keating Glaspell (1876-1948) Born July 1, 1876, in Davenport, Iowa, Susan Glaspell published news articles and short stories even before entering Drake University, from which she received a degree in philosophy. Over the course of her career, she wrote more than fifty short stories, nine novels, fourteen plays, and a biography of her husband, George Cram (Jig) Cook. It is difficult to imagine the Provincetown Players (1916-1922) without Glaspell, a founding member who acted as well as w…
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