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The Bald Soprano

The Bald Soprano


by Eugene Ionesco

Mary Timeline and Summary

  • Announces to all that her name is Mary, the maid, and that she's had a lovely afternoon.
  • Tells the Smiths that the Martins are waiting outside.
  • Fusses at the Martins for being late.
  • Reveals to the audience that the Martins aren't actually who they think they are.
  • Insists on telling a story of her own.
  • Reveals that she and the Fire Chief were once lovers.
  • Recites a poem in honor of her love as the Smiths push her offstage.