The three women (the same woman--every woman--at differing ages) have
Start: You’re both such children. The happiest moment of all? Really? The happiest moment?
(To the audience now)
Coming to the end of it, I think, when all the waves cause the greatest woes to subside,
End: I was talking about...what: coming to the end of it; yes. So. There it is. You asked, after all. That’s the happiest moment.
(A looks to C and B, puts her hands out, takes theirs. Continued)
When it’s all done. When we stop. When we can stop.
For full extended monologue, please refer to clips or the script edition cited here: Edward Albee, “Three Tall Women” in The Collected Plays of Edward Albee Vol. 3, Overlook Duckworth, 2008, pp.383-4.
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