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Conversations with the Spanish Lady

One Act, Short Play
1 man, 1 woman
Total Cast: 2, ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-1366-6

MIN. PERFORMANCE FEE: $40 per performance.
THE STORY: In CONVERSATIONS WITH THE SPANISH LADY, a sleepless old railroad man describes hauling trains full of the dead across Canada during the World War I home-front plague of influenza that killed thousands of people. As he defends his life, a Spanish lady, cloaked in white, hovers over him as a spectral visitor.
“Schenkkan has written a theatrical tome poem, not primarily of history but of AIDS.” —Los Angeles Times.

Included in the collection Four One-Act Plays by Robert Schenkkan.