The Heidi Chronicles - Act 2, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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It is now 1980. John Lennon's song, "Imagine," plays in the background. Denise Friedlander, Lisa Rosenbaum's sister, is throwing a baby shower for Lisa. Their friend Betsy is there, and so is Susan, with her lover Molly. Heidi arrives a little late, having gone first to John Lennon's memorial service in Central Park.

A lot has happened since Lisa and Scoop's wedding. Heidi went to Europe for several years and has published a book of essays, And the Light Floods in from the Left, and Other Overcommitments, which is getting great reviews. She became engaged to a man while overseas, but when the art history job opened up at Columbia University, he chose not to come with her to the States. She chose to take the job, and so they have just broken off their engagement.

Susan moved back to New York from Montana...

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