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M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang

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By David Henry Hwang

A play in accordance with the real tale of a French diplomat, Bernard Boursicot, published to Peking, who fell in love with a seductive opera singer, named Shi Pei Pu, it sounds as if unaware that Pei Pu used to be a guy.

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She’d have to move on to New Zealand. Or Hawaii, I think she’d move to Tonga probably. MAISIE I do think waiting is one of the hardest things. Waiting for arrivals and also waiting to say goodbye, that’s even worse when you’re waiting on a station platform or a quayside or the airport or just at home the day someone’s going waiting for the time when they go I think that’s far worse than when they’ve gone though of course when they’ve gone you think why didn’t I make better use of them when they were still there, you can’t do right in those situations.

MARY Or Thursday, no wait I can’t do Thursday, Friday oh shit, the week after, any night you like, not Wednesday. JULIAN Thursday then. MARY Thursday week then. JULIAN Same time same place? MARY Yes this is good for me. I won’t be late. JULIAN Don’t worry. There’s a cab. MARY I’m really sorry. JULIAN Byebye. Pornography and Censorship FATHER, MOTHER and MURIEL at dinner. FATHER Is Muriel going to eat her dinner? MOTHER Yes, eat up, Muriel. FATHER Have a special bite of daddy’s. MOTHER Yes, eat up, Muriel.

ALICE You don’t seem pleased, you seem cross. MAISIE The tube’s very quick, she’ll be here in no time I’m sure. BRIAN You’re the thing makes me cross, drive me insane with your wittering.

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