Everything you need to understand or teach Sexual Perversity in Chicago and the Duck Variations by David Mamet.
"Sexual Perversity in Chicago" and "The Duck Variations" are two plays written by iconic playwright David Mamet.
Sexual Perversity in Chicago takes place on the north side of Chicago. The duration of the play is nine weeks during one summer.
The play contains only six characters, four main characters and two that are only mentioned in passing. The four main characters are Bernard Litko, Danny Shapiro, Joan Webber and Deborah Soloman. The two men are friends and colleagues, the women are roommates.
Bernard Litko is a young man who obviously has much less experience than he claims. Litko perceives himself to be a ladies' man with an incredible amount of wisdom. Litko is always preaching to Shapiro about how to handle women. Litko also likes to brag about his sexual prowess.
Shapiro works in the same office with Litko. It is never actually stated where the men work...
Sexual Perversity in Chicago and the Duck Variations: Two Plays Lesson Plans contain 118 pages of teaching material, including: