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Bernice – Summer Series: Thornton Wilder One-Acts
August 13, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Trenton Free Public Library and Always Love Lucy Theatre Present “SUMMER SERIES: THORNTON WILDER ONE-ACTS”.
Series #3: Bernice (Reading Room)
Bernice represents “Pride” in Wilder’s projected cycle on the Seven Deadly Sins. Set in Chicago in 1911. Walbeck, a thoroughly hated man who cheated hundreds of people out of their money, suddenly returns home from Joliet prison when his sentence is reduced. He is greeted by two people: his attorney, who informs him that Walbeck’s wife has fled to California, taking his daughter with her, and a new maid, Bernice.