Crossing Delancey

Start: Dreams is dreams. I see things.

Bubbie Kantor

Crossing Delancey

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Age Range
Act One
Time & Place
New York City, 1980s
Time Period
Show Type

Monologue Context

Ida “Bubbie” Kantor is an elderly woman who lives on New York’s Lower East Side, having originally

Monologue Text

Start: Dreams is dreams. I see things. I get visits. Sometimes my Mama, sometimes my Papa. Last night my brother Nathan.

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End: I walk over, I look at the gun, I look at Nathan and I spit on him. “PTU! PTU! Stupid idiot. Stupid stupid.”

For full, extended monologue see:
Sandler, Susan. Crossing Delancey. Samuel French, Inc. New York, NY. 1987. p. 13.