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Imp of the Perverse


Running Time: Approximately 18 minutes

Style: Black comedy 

Setting: The backyard of a modestly built home.

RHONDA PODELL - a woman in her 30s who works at a dry cleaners.
JOHN McGOWAN - a man in his 40s who is an Episcopalian priest.

Plot Summary: A confrontation between a Peeping-Tom and the dancer he's been spying on. The play examines their very human need for love and companionship. 

Published in
 The Best Women's Stage Monologues of 1999 (Smith and Kraus, 2001)


Productions: The Luminous Group Theatre Company, New York, NY, 2000
Her Acting Group, Denver, CO, 1999


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Please note that all dialogue is under United States Copyright protection.

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