Suppressed Desires

George Cram Cook and Susan Glaspell

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Licensing Note

Performance rights not required for production. This play is in the public domain.


Originally produced by the Provincetown Players in 1915, SUPPRESSED DESIRES satirizes the then-current obsession with dream interpretation: Henrietta is unable to stop overanalyzing the dreams of her husband, Stephen, and sister, Mabel.

Production Info

Cast: 3 total (2 female, 1 male)
Short Comedy (about 30 minutes)
Single Set
Period Costumes
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About the Author


  • George Cram Cook

    George Cram Cook (October 7, 1873 – January 14, 1924) was an American theatre producer, director, playwright, novelist, poet, and university professor

  • Susan Glaspell

    Susan Keating Glaspell (July 1, 1876 – July 28, 1948) was an American playwright, novelist, journalist and actress.

About the Book

Book Information

Publisher BPPI
Publication Date 7/12/2022
Pages 24
ISBN 9780881459401

Special Notes

Special Notes

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Suppressed Desires is produced
by special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NYC