The Member of the Wedding


Carson McCullers

Published by Josef Weinberger

6 Male 7 Female

Carsom McCullers has adapted this Play from her own novel of the same name ...

This explores the poignant loneliness of adolescence and the strange bond between black and white in the American south

Jarvis and Janice are about to be married, but Javis' young sister Frankie acts more and more crazy as the wedding day approaches

Motherless since birth, Frankie convinces herself that she will run away with the bride and groom

Despite the widom and advice offered by the family's cook Berenice, Frankie's conviction threatens tragic consequences - beneath the gentle surface waits the violence about to rock the USA as the Civil Rights movement takes shape

And underneath the bucolic torpor of summertime in a small southern town, there's a young girl struggling to become a woman

And a woman watching the best time of her life slipping by ...

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