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Why Marry?

Jesse Lynch Williams (1871-1929)

1. 1 - Dramatis Personae and Advance Notice
2. 2 - Act 1
3. 3 - Act 2
4. 4 - Act 3

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Why Marry? is a comedy, which "tells the truth about marriage". We find a family in the throes of proving the morality of marriage to a New Age Woman. Can the family defend marriage to this self-supporting girl? Will she be convinced that marriage is the ultimate sacredness of a relationship or will she hold to her perception that marriage is the basis of separating two lovers."Why Marry?" won the first Pulitzer Prize for Drama.