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"A Bris Is Still A Bris"

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Lathrop, Mary (American playwright, 1951- ), "A Bris Is Still A Bris,"

a 40-minute comedy in English set in a hospital room, 7:00 p.m.,

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© 1995 by Mary Lathrop, telephone (home) 206-285-7244; script/rights available from Mary Harden, Harden-Curtis Associates, 850 7th Avenue, #405, New York City, New York 10019. Cited by playwright via ftp, July 6, 1997; Lathrop says,

Dramatis Personae Lily (f), mother of the mother; Lou (f), father of the mother; Allison (f), the mother

Synopsis "Lily and Lou race to the hospital to meet their firstborn grandchild and to help Allison, their only child, plan for the baby's bris (Jewish circumcision ceremony). But Allison has a few plans of her own.

Themes bris, circumcision, daughter-father relationship, daughter-mother relationship, family, generational gap, grandparenting, Jewish, ritual.




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