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Forty-one-year old Morgan’s baby has been born dead, eighteen-year-old Dolores is pregnant with a child she doesn’t want, and failed midwife Elena is seeking either redemption or a career change. As both women confront their fears, their desires, and each other, dead baby Constantinople roams the world, searching for the meaning of the word “wow,” a satisfying explanation of S&M, and above all, his mother.

Cast Requirements

3F, 1M

Honors

Yale Drama Series Award, Jane Chambers Award

Publisher

Yale University Press

Production and Development History

Developed with the University of Iowa Playwrights Workshop, id Theatre Company, and Juilliard. Student production upcoming at Juilliard (4th year acting company).