Always Love Lucy Theatre

The Wreck on the 5:25 – Summer Series: Thornton Wilder One-Acts

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ

Trenton Free Public Library and Always Love Lucy Theatre Present "SUMMER SERIES: THORNTON WILDER ONE-ACTS". Series #1: The Wreck on the 5:25 (Reading Room) In this play, which represents "Sloth" in Wilder's projected cycle on The Seven Deadly Sins, Herb Hawkins, a jovial New Jersey - New York City commuter with iron-bound habits, has called to say he is coming home late. This news sets his wife and daughter on edge.

The Rivers Under the Earth – Summer Series: Thornton Wilder One-Acts

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ

Trenton Free Public Library and Always Love Lucy Theatre Present “SUMMER SERIES: THORNTON WILDER ONE-ACTS”. Series #2: The Rivers Under the Earth (Reading Room) This play is thought to represent middle-age, in Wilder's unfinished cycle of The Ages of Man. On a point of land jutting into a lake in southern Wisconsin, the Carter family enjoys a summer's eve. It's an evening like many others: Nothing happens and everything happens.

Bernice – Summer Series: Thornton Wilder One-Acts

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ

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.