"Be careful, two martinis at most, by the third I'm under the table, by the fourth I'm under the master of the house! Two lines of wit, a line of alcohol, a dash of derision... Dorothy Parker, known and feared for her wit - it earned her the nickname of "the wit" - was a star in the heart of the brilliant society of New York in the Roaring Twenties, the society of parties and jazz... In turn author, critic, screenwriter and dialogue writer for Hollywood, she was also an activist, worried during the dark hours of McCarthyism and bequeathed - without ever having met him - her fortune to Martin Luther King. Deeply original, her personality was also marked by depression... To pay tribute to him, Zabou Breitman has gathered five short stories written for the New Yorker in the 1920s. From one costume to another, sketching tap-dancing steps, changing the lighting moods with the tip of her finger, the actress leads her solo revue with gusto, playing with subtle transitions between narration and incarnation, yesterday and today. Along the way, she weaves the lineaments of the literary, intimate and social life of a woman who always knew how to dress her melancholy in the lightest of fantasies. The epitaph she chose for herself? "Sorry for the dust...".