THE MILKMAN'S SISTER - A Special Date! - Nina

Author Mark Blickley
Long Island City, NY


THE MILKMAN'S SISTER takes place inside a Bronx tenement during the Cuban Missile Crisis of October, 1962 when nuclear annihilation was no longer an abstraction, but just hours away.  Despite a historic last minute save from atomic murder, the Spinner/Furfante household could not have been more devastated had the bomb exploded inside their 3rd floor apartment.  The nerve-wracking countdown to their impending deaths unleashed an explosion of heroism, cowardice and delusion for an overweight housewife. 

Time and Place: October 22, 1962; Lower Middle Class Bronx Apartment                             

Situation: As the Cuban Missile Crisis intensifies, Nina, an overweight and unhappy housewife, laments having to share her death with millions of others. 

Subject Matter: Cuban Missile Crisis, Nuclear Holocaust, War, Death, Life, Feeling Unfulfilled, Anxiety, Hysteria, Delusion

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Watch NYC's 13th Street Repertory Company's Production promo of THE MILKMAN'S SISTER.

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