Rabbit Hole: Play - Act 1 - Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

David Lindsay-Abaire
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Summary

Act One opens in Becca’s home. It is late February in Larchmont, New York. Becca is folding a child’s laundry on a Saturday afternoon while her younger sister Izzy describes a recent night out in great detail. The dialogue begins in the middle of Izzy’s story, as she explains the series of events that led her to punching someone in a bar. A woman with rancid breath that smelled of rotting peanut butter began harassing Izzy. Throughout the telling of this story several elements of Izzy and Becca’s behavior become clear. At one point Izzy begins cursing, only to be quickly censored by Becca. When Becca hears that Izzy hit a woman in the bar, she immediately voices her disapproval and compares Izzy to the guests on Jerry Springer. This reprimand is made worse when Becca learn that...

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