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Zoo Story, The

  • Edward Albee
  • Short Play, Drama, Contemporary
  • 2M
  • ISBN: 9780573042225

To escape his wife, two daughters and two parakeets Peter sits on a bench in Central Park, reading and thinking.

  • Short Play
  • Drama

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Set Requirements: Exterior Set
To escape his wife, two daughters and two parakeets Peter sits on a bench in Central Park, reading and thinking. Jerry joins him, having just been to the zoo. He draws the unwilling Peter into conversation and extracts information from him. In return Jerry supplies Peter with a curious medley of information about his wanderings in New York. The outcome of the meeting is a willing death for one of them.

Premiere Production: The Zoo Story was first presented by Richard Barr, HB Lutz and Harry Joe Brown Jr, under the auspices of Theatre, 1960, at the Provincetown Playhouse in New York City on 14th January, 1960.
  • Casting: 2M

  • PETER - early 40s
    JERRY - late 30s
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    To escape his wife, two daughters and two parakeets Peter sits on a bench in Central Park, reading and thinking. Jerry joins him, having just been to the zoo. He draws the unwilling Peter into conversation and extracts information from him. In return Jerry supplies Peter with a curious medley of information about his wanderings in New York. The outcome of the meeting is a willing death for one of them.

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