The Glamour House

Author(s): Lydia Stryk
THE STORY: It is 1947. In the glamorous world of Trudi Stein’s dress shop on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, everything is cloaked in silence—until the arrival of an enigmatic new salesgirl, Esther Bayer, a young immigrant from Germany, whose very presence fills the joyless establishment with energy, laughter, and life. What ensues is a mysterious, obsessive relationship that culminates in revelation.
Format: Full Length, Drama
Cast Size:1M,4W
Character breakdown:

Trudi Stein – Owner of The Glamour House

Ester Bayer – The new salesgirl

Rosa Perez – The dress shop alteration-hand

Liselotte Pauschel – A customer of some means

Toy Puccini – A one-handed costomer

 

 

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
Victory Gardens Theatre, Chicago, Illinois on Nov. 9th, 2001
Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English
Publisher:

Dramatists Play Service

Production Rights Holder:

Dramatists Play Service

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