What play is this?
February 22, 2013 1:38 PM   Subscribe

In high school theater class, two of my class mates performed a dialogue which, if I remember correctly, involved a street hustler telling his roomate "You get a cold ass from sitting in the fuckin' tub!" For the life of me I can't figure out what play/movie this is from. Any suggestions?
posted by ladypants to Media & Arts (3 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Two things...googling that phrase returns some fascinating results! Holy shit! And, did you attend an uber liberal high school that would allow such a phrase to be muttered?? Seriously though, your high school's location might help pinpoint a playwright - if said dialogue is from a local play.
posted by AlliKat75 at 2:44 PM on February 22, 2013

Might be the play "Landscape of the Body" by John Guare. Google Books has some excerpts [no idea if this link will work for you] but if it doesn't, just type "cold ass" tub into the Google Books search box.
posted by seabound_coast at 4:03 PM on February 22, 2013

OMG! @seabound That's it! I would never have thought of Google Books. Thank you!

@AlliKat It was NYC circa 1992, and as I recall our drama teacher frowned and said "Oh good lord, there's nothing I love more than sexualized 8th graders!"
posted by ladypants at 4:09 PM on February 22, 2013

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