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  • 1. Betty’s Summer Vacation By Christopher Durang
  • 2. Exposition
    • The Setting - a Summer cottage in a small beach town
    • Mood - A Dark Comedy
    • Characters:
      • Betty
      • Trudy
      • Keith
      • Buck
      • Mrs. Siezmagraff
      • Mr. Vanisaw
      • The group of voices
  • 3. Plot
    • Betty and her friend Trudy rent a beach house for a Summer vacation. Looking for some peace and quiet, the hope for a relaxing vacation vanishes as soon as they meet their crazy housemates.
  • 4. Inciting Incident
    • Mr. Vanislaw, one of the housemates at the Summer house, rapes Trudy and Trudy seeks revenge with the help of Keith.
  • 5. Conflict
    • Betty wants a quiet relaxing vacation but it turns out to be chaotic. Kieth and Trudy are chopping off body parts, and voices in the ceiling are telling the characters what to do.
  • 6. Rising Action
    • After Mr.Vanislaw rapes Trudy. She gets a carving knife and chops off his penis, then Keith beheads him.
  • 7. Climax
    • After they come back from the police station everyone is very tired and Betty is fed up and is planning to leave in the morning, so they all go to bed but the voices get mad and demand them to come and entertain them. Nobody comes back, so they burst though the ceiling screaming ENTERTAIN US!!
  • 8. Falling Action and Denouement
    • Mrs. Sazmagraff and the voices put Keith and Trudy on trial
    • The voices blow up the house and Betty is the only one who escapes.