Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) Quotes

Ann-Marie MacDonald
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The following quotes retain, as much as possible, the formatting presented in the published script.

"Act I, The Dumbshow.

"Three vignettes played simultaneously. "1 - Desdemona's bedchamber; OTHELLO murders DESDEMONA in her bed, by smothering her with a pillow.

"2 - A crypt; ROMEO dead, JULIET unconscious on a slab. JULIET awakens, sees ROMEO, and kills herself with his rapier.

"3 - Constance Ledbelly's office at Queen's University; CONSTANCE finishes a telephone conversation. She is upset. She hangs up the phone, takes her green plumed fountain pen from behind her ear, and pitches it into the wastebasket. She then picks up a long and narrow, ancient leather-bound manuscript, pitches it in after the pen, and exits." (Act 1, The Dumbshow, p. 13)

"Swift Mercury, that changing element,

"portrayed as Gemini, hermaphrodite and twin,

"now steers the stars of Constance Ledbelly,

"and offers her a...

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