The Vortex

The Vortex

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Overview


Synopsis

The Vortex focuses on sexual vanity and drug abuse among the upper classes. A young composer, Nicky, proposes to his lover named Bunty. Meanwhile, Nicky’s mother has affairs with younger men. The action of the play centers on Nicky’s confused sexuality as well as his resentment for his mother. His mother ends up having an affair with Nicky’s ex-lover’s fiancée.


Characters

Female

Lead

Spoken

Male

Lead

Spoken

Male

Lead

Spoken



Show Information

Category
Play
Number of Acts:
3 Acts
First Produced:
1925
Genres
Drama
Time & Place
the lancasters' flat in london, the lancasters' country house, florence lancaster's bedroom
Cast Size
medium
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, mature adult, young adult characters

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