THE BRIDE OF EDGEFIELD a hyperdrama by Charles Deemer Part 1
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THE BRIDE OF EDGEFIELD can be performed in any space suitable for a wedding in which eight distinct playing areas can be defined.
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JUSTIN BRODEY - twin brother of the late Dr. Brodey and Helen's lawyer. A man with family obligations.
JACK BRODEY - rejected son of the brilliant doctor who is crossing both his father's wishes and the Mafia.
YIN TRUDY BRODEY - heiress, divorcee, seeker, more than a daughter to the late Dr. Brodey and new bride in the Universal Church of Primitive Balance.
YIN CYNDY (DWALLAH) - high priestess of the Universal Church of Primitive Balance, who channels back 25,000 years to become the Priestess Dwallah.
YANG RICHARD - second in command at the Church, groom of Yin Trudy, a man of depth and convictions.
YIN MAXINE - the Brodey's former maid, who received immunity for her testimony against Helen, who has seen the light.
YANG WOLF - a true believer. Why else would he swear allegiance to so many different masters?
ANGELO DIMARCO - from the old country, who believes he can get what he wants (and has the connections to prove it).
SUSANNE WHEELER - looking for a romantic escape. What in the world is she doing here?
EVELYN STRANGE - a reporter on the society beat who ends up writing for the obituaries.
LYLLA ROSE MORRISON - a very tough lawyer with a very tough client.
MATRE'D - the evening's host. Nice guy.
BRAD/BRENDA (WAITPERSON) - Edgefield staff with a double life.
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