The Death of Bessie Smith

The Death of Bessie Smith

Broadway
Play
One Act
One Act
Original
SYNOPSIS: Two one-act plays by Edward Albee. The Death of Bessie Smith follows conversations between the staff at a "Whites-Only" hospital on the day black blues singer Bessie Smith died in a car crash. In The American Dream, an elderly grandmother exposes a squabbling couple's secret to their neighbor.
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