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Chocolate Cake

Mary Gallagher and Ara Watson
One Act, Short Play
2 women
Total Cast: 2, Flexible Set
ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-1262-1

MIN. PERFORMANCE FEE: $40 per performance.
THE STORY: CHOCOLATE CAKE (written by Mary Gallagher), is about two secret gorgers who meet in a hotel room while attending a women’s conference. One is a simple, country mouse, married to a mechanic; the other a brassy city dweller whose husband is a wealthy businessman. Inevitably their conversation gets around to their favorite topic—food—but the funnier their exchanges become the more we are made poignantly aware of the deprivation and disappointments which have led them to compensate with compulsive over-eating.
“…it shows the work of two…worthy women playwrights.” —Village Voice.

“Let’s hear it for the women!” —New York Post.

“It’s a good bill, well worth seeing.” —New York Daily News.

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