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The Cocktail Party

The Cocktail Party

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Synopsis

The play focuses on a troubled married couple and their associates. Through the intervention of a rather mysterious individual, the couple settles their problems and move on apparently successfully with their lives. The Christian martyrdom of the male protagonist's lover, is seen as a sacrifice that permits the predominantly secular life of the community to continue.


Characters

Male

Lead

Spoken

Female

Lead

Spoken

Female

Supporting

Spoken



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Book:
Category
Play
Number of Acts:
3 Acts
First Produced:
1949
Cast Size
medium
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, mature adult, young adult characters

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