Five Women Wearing the Same Dress

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During an ostentatious wedding reception at a Knoxville, Tennessee, estate, five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings below. They are Frances, a painfully sweet but sheltered fundamentalist; Mindy, the cheerful, wise-cracking lesbian sister of the groom; Georgeanne, whose heartbreak over her own failed marriage triggers outrageous behavior; Meredith, the bride's younger sister whose precocious rebelliousness masks a dark secret;...
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Overview

During an ostentatious wedding reception at a Knoxville, Tennessee, estate, five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings below. They are Frances, a painfully sweet but sheltered fundamentalist; Mindy, the cheerful, wise-cracking lesbian sister of the groom; Georgeanne, whose heartbreak over her own failed marriage triggers outrageous behavior; Meredith, the bride's younger sister whose precocious rebelliousness masks a dark secret; and Trisha, a jaded beauty whose die-hard cynicism about men is called into question when she meets Tripp, a charming bad-boy usher to whom there is more than meets the eye. As the afternoon wears on, these five very different women joyously discover a common bond in this wickedly funny, irreverent and touching celebration of the women's spirit.
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Editorial Reviews

NY Post
...[a] wonderfully entertaining play...
NY Daily News
FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS is a fresh-as-a-daisy comedy, funny as can be...
TheaterWeek
Ball has the comic writer's requisite talent for dialogue that ricochets snappily around the stage.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780822213673
  • Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Pages: 76
  • Sales rank: 140,340
  • Product dimensions: 55.00 (w) x 77.50 (h) x 2.50 (d)

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