The Learned Ladies of Park Avenue

The Learned Ladies of Park Avenue

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Synopsis

Three sophisticates, Mother (Phyllis), Aunt (Sylvia) and Phyllis’ daughter (Ramona), are enamored with a pompous poet, Upton Gabbitt. Meanwhile, Ramona’s younger sister, Betty, is in love with a hard-working common man, Dicky. The three sophisticates want Betty to end up with Upton. However, Betty’s father (Henry) and uncle want her to marry Dicky. Thus, Phyllis and Henry duel it out to see who is truly in control of the Crystal household. The play is set in a penthouse on Park Avenue, New York City in 1936.


Characters

Female

Lead

Spoken

Female

Lead

Spoken

Female

Lead

Spoken



Show Information

Category
Play
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
First Produced:
2005
Cast Size
medium
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes late teen, young adult, adult, mature adult characters

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