Characters : Don Gonzalo (The Gallant Lover) Dona Laura (The Silver Maiden) Petra (Laura’s maid) Juanito (Don’s Servant) Summary : ‘ A Sunny Morning ’ is a short, one-act play by Serafin and Joaquin Alvarez Quintero , two renowned Spanish dramatists and brothers. It is a romantic comedy which presents the story of Don Gonzalo and Dona Laura who, loved each other in their youth but were forced to separate in life. In the play on a sunny autumn morning in a quiet corner of a park in Madrid, Dona Laura, a beautiful, white-haired lady of about seventy, refined in appearance, is feeding cereals to pigeons in the park. Don Gonzalo, a gentleman of seventy, gouty and impatient, enters. Their servants Petra , Dona Laura’s maid, and Juanito , Don Gonzalo's servant who have been escorting them, go nearby. The conversation between the two seventy-year-olds begins sarcastically, with each accusing the other of intruding on their private space. Don Gonzalo complains the priests have taken hi
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