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Dear Antoine - Full Length Play, Drama

Dear Antoine

Lucienne Hill

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Full Length Play, Drama

8m, 7f

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Full Length Play

Drama

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Interior Set

It is the Winter of 1913 and a group of people have summoned to a remote mansion in the Bavarian mountains to hear the reading of the will of a successful playwright, Antoine de Saint Flour. The reluctant participants include the playwright's wife, some friends and several ex-mistresses. In confronting one another they slowly become aware that they are seeing reflections of Antoine's own fascinating and maddening personality and are taking part in a scene from one of Antoine's own dramas, playing roles he has assigned to them even after his death. A flashback to just such a masquerade reveals the irrevocable connection between reality and theatrical illusion.
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8m, 7f

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Lucienne Hill

Lucienne Hill (1923 - 2012) became well-known for her for her translations of French dramatist Jean Anouilh. After a brief career as an actress of stage and screen, she was nominated for a Tony Award for her translation of The Waltz of the Toreadors, and won one in 1961 for the Broadway production of Anouilh's Becket. Ms. Hill was first commissioned to translate Anouilh at the behest of Laurence ... view full profile

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