Start: Gerte: Is...

Crumbs from the Table of Joy

Act One, Scene 5



Basics

Show Type
Genders
  • : 1
  • : 1
Age Ranges
  • Adult
Style
Period
Time/Place
A train station, New York City, 1950
Act/Scene
Act One, Scene 5

Scene Context

Godfrey Crump has left his home in a rage. His deceased wife’s sister came home drunk and behaving

Scene Text

Start: Gerte: Is this the Bronx? Godfrey: This may well be the Bronx. Gerte: (German expletive) The gentleman said “lady if you reach the Bronx you know you’ve gone too far.”

End: Godfrey: Well, it looks like we were looking for the same place after all.

For full scene, please refer to the script edition cited here: Nottage, Lynn, Crumbs from the Table of Joy, Dramatists Play Service, 1998, pp. 33-35.