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By Neil Wechsler

Neil Wechsler’s Grenadine has been selected because the moment winner of the Yale Drama sequence. The play was once chosen by way of Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright and contest pass judgement on Edward Albee. Grenadine is the fantastical tale of a man’s quest for romance within the corporation of 3 committed pals. Albee writes, “I chanced on it hugely unique. . . . The questions the play asks and the solutions it proposes are provocative; the play stretched my mind.”


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It should no longer were correct to take meals from the boy. and what kind of quicker i'm relocating with no the dachshund. just a couple of miles to head. I may still see the line quickly, after which town. PRISMATIC exits. The lighting fixtures fade to twilight. He reenters. The sound of seagulls and waves. PRISMATIC stops. possibly the city is lower than water. anywhere you would like, Grenadine. Antarctica or El Dorado. PYX enters. PRISMATIC   Pyx. i'm lowered to hallucinations. PYX   i'm this go back. SCONCE enters, sporting jars of honey coated with barnacles. SCONCE   I advised you, with religion, he may glide ashore. PRISMATIC   he's on the backside of the ocean. 86 Grenadine SCONCE   We didn't swim out some distance sufficient. PRISMATIC   We hunted for hours. SCONCE   no longer out some distance adequate. He should have joined Nereus, clever guy of the ocean. PRISMATIC   i used to be mistaken to desert you, Sconce. SCONCE   i've been following at a secure distance. You ignored the turnoff to the most street. PRISMATIC   you will have stated anything. SCONCE   i presumed chances are you'll nonetheless be indignant with me. PRISMATIC   i'm indignant with you presently for no longer asserting anything. GROVE enters. GROVE   Pyx? PYX   i'm this significant other. GROVE   what's occurring? PRISMATIC   i'm sorry she ended it, Grove. GROVE   It used to be I who left her. PRISMATIC   Then I beseech you to return. GROVE   you're not satisfied to work out me? PRISMATIC   we've seen you. Now move ahead of the sight of you turns into everlasting. Scene 15 GROVE   She didn't desire me as you wish me. PRISMATIC   As to desiring you— PYX   i'm this happiness. GROVE   Have we considered a present for Grenadine? SCONCE   i've got considered a number of. PRISMATIC   Play your mess around, Grove. SCONCE   you won't have the ability to pay attention my principles. PRISMATIC   Play loudly. GROVE performs. PYX   i'm this track. They go out. The lighting fade. Curtain.

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