North of Providence, Dolores, Lady of Fadima
THE STORIES: NORTH OF PROVIDENCE is a painful domestic crisis between brother and sister, who are uncovering old wounds on the last day of their father’s life. (1 man, 1 woman.) DOLORES is the story of two sisters drawn together because of domestic violence which influences the lives of both characters more than they’ve ever admitted. (2 women.) In LADY OF FADIMA, because her husband is unable to work a young mother is forced to work as a cleaning woman in a hospital where her innocence is preyed upon by a threatening and malicious boss. (1 man, 2 women.)
First produced with great success by the Ensemble Studio Theatre. “In NORTH OF PROVIDENCE Edward Allan Baker takes a painful domestic crisis and transforms it into a one-act play of emotional depth and conviction. There are enough conflicts for a novel or mini-series—distilled to an essential moment…an exemplar of the one-act art.” —NY Times.