- Cast: 18m, 4f, 1boy
- Wilder retells the legend of Alcestis, who gave her life for her husband Admetus, beloved of Apollo, and was brought back from hell by Hercules.
- Wilder's Alcestis is a seeker after understanding, to whom "there is only one misery, and that is ignorance."
- Her life as wife, mother, Queen is apparently tragic: idyllic happiness is destroyed by death.
- Published with The Drunken Sisters.
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