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In Alice Gerstenberg’s “Overtones”, she presents two deceitful women, both insanely envious of the other, who meet one day over coffee. Two other actors living out their true feelings and being honest show the jealous, rude, but truthful, side of each of the women. The real women put on an act, saying or doing nothing that they actually feel towards each other; they are entirely dishonest. The play illustrates how envy leads straight to …

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…side of himself sometime, I want the audience to relate to the play and to see themselves in somewhat of a similar situation. I want there to be known tension between the real women, but I also want to create humor between the counterparts as a relief of the tension between the two different women, using a lot of sarcastic language and actions. I want the audience to leave feeling thankful for what they have.