The Mystery of Love & Sex (Paperback)

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Full Length Play
Dramatic Comedy

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Deep in the American South, Charlotte and Jonny have been best friends since they were nine. She's Jewish, he's Christian, he's black, she's white. Their differences intensify their connection until sexual desire complicates everything in surprising, compulsive ways. An unexpected love story about where souls meet and the consequences of growing up.

Role(s) for Black Actor(s), Ensemble cast, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

Charlotte and her parents, Lucinda and Howard, are Caucasian. Lucinda is a Southerner. Howard is a New York transplant. At the top of the play Charlotte is twenty-one years old. Jonny is African-American and the same age as Charlotte.

Praise For…

"Perfectly wonderful! Among the season's finest plays. It is tender, funny, packed with humanity and brimming with surprising revelations. Bathsheba Doran has written a play with such compassion and wry wisdom that I emerged from the theater into yet another frigid day feeling warmed from within." - The New York Times

"Wise and exquisitely crafted." - Time Out New York

"The best new play of this young year." -
Product Details
ISBN: 9780573704543
ISBN-10: 0573704546
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
Publication Date: September 25th, 2015
Pages: 90
Language: English