Come Back, Little Sheba by William IngeDrama / Characters: 8 male, 3 female
William Inge burst upon the theatrical scene with this story of marital frustration which erupts in violence. Doc and Lola had an indiscreet affair and she became pregnant. Compelled to marry her, he gave up his medical studies, forfeited his future, and settled down to a life of quiet desperation with this simple, homey woman, who lost the child but has remained Docs steadfast if slatternly wife. Now a chiropractor and recovering alcoholic, Docs sobriety is tested when Marie, a young college student, becomes their boarder and brings new life and long-dormant hostilities to the surface of Doc and Lolas troubled marriage. Shirley Booth won the Tony, NY Drama Critics Award and later the Oscar as Best Actress of The Year for her compelling performance as Lola.
So Quiet You Can Hear a Heart Stop
William Inge burst upon the theatrical scene with this story of marital frustration which erupts in violence. Doc and Lola had an indiscreet affair, she became pregnant and, compelled to marry her, he gave up his medical studies, forfeited his future and settled down to a life of quiet desperation …. William Inge, born May 3, , Independence, Kan. Inge was educated at th No account yet? Create one.
Though slim on plot, “Come Back, Little Sheba” could easily tilt toward giggly hysteria. After all, it is, in large part, a play about s-e-x from the.
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