Marsha Norman

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'night, mother

Norman, Marsha

Last Updated: Sep-01-2006
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Willms, Janice

Primary Category: Literature / Plays

Genre: Play


A daughter and her mother play out a psychological drama that is the culmination of a lifetime of poor communication and limited understanding. Laced with humor and a bit of the macabre, the scenes in this short, two-act play work inexorably toward the climax--suicide of the daughter and incomplete resolution of the mother’s confusion.

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