36 Views - Act 1, Scenes 2-5 Summary & Analysis

Naomi Iizuka
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In scene 2, the light widens and the background noise grows to show Darius and Dr. Hearn are at a party in Darius' art-filled loft apartment. Dr. Hearn is rather skeptical about Darius' stories, not going so far as to say they aren't true, but heavily insinuating that he has a flair for the fantastic and adventure tales. They discuss his personal art collection as well as the works on display for the evening. As a favor to a friend, Darius is hosting a reception for the Asian fusion artist Utagawa, even though he himself doesn't care for the work.

In the brief scene 3, Claire Tsong silently reads from a manuscript while John Bell's voice, from offstage, says the text of the manuscript. It is a "list of beautiful things" describing a loved person in sensual terms. Claire approaches John at his cluttered work desk...

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