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When: Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through July 27 2014

We first meet 24-year-old Tessa on her wedding day, at her parents' vacation home on the Atlantic seaboard. It's fall. Her diaphanous off-white bridal gown is hanging from the frame of a porch window, suffused with morning light, and she's absorbed in the perfection of it all. Her mother keeps reminding her that she doesn't have to go through with the ceremony if she doesn't want to. But, oh, Tessa wants to. For whatever reason, she wants to very much. Of course she's due to get slapped down. And sure enough, boyish fiance Arnaud arrives to tell her he loves her, but . . . Having just put on the bridal gown, Tessa undoes it again, lets it drop to the ground, and walks away. Continue reading >>

Price: $35-$75


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