Parker, Dorothy (aka Dorothy Rothschild Parker, American short story writer, literary critic, poet, librettist, conversationalist, 1893-1967) “The Waltz,”
a __-minute comedy in English, from Dorothy Parker’s short story of the same name, in the late 1930s,
© 1942 by Dorothy Parker;
• in Dorothy Parker’s The Collected Stories of Dorothy Parker (New York: Random House, 1942), LCCN 42-36281, variously published in Modern Library.
Woman (f), dancer.
A woman talks to her waltz partner during their dancing.
• This short story transfers to stage as is.
• Research should include Dorothy Parker’s Dorothy Parker Stories, a sound recording (n. p.: Caedmon TC 1136, 1962), p. 2 s. 12 in. 33 1/3 rpm. microgroove, read by Shirley Booth; Howard Sackler, director, program notes on slipcase, containing “Lady with a Lamp,” “The Waltz,” “Cousin Larry,” “A Telephone Call,” LCCN r 67-401.
courtship, dancing, gender clash, pain, stream of consciousness.