PlayName: Fifth of July
Rating: Suitable for all ages
Copyright Status: Copyrighted
Age Range: Teen
Dialects: Midwestern American, Standard American
AuthorName: Lanford Wilson
Eras: CONTEMPORARY, 1951-2000
Shirley is fourteen and feels stifled in her small Missouri town and yearns to be larger than life.
In this monologue, she describes to her family in great detail the "disgusting" sexual acts she saw John performing on his wife and on himself.