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Old Maid, The - Full Length Play, Drama

Old Maid, The

Zoë Akins

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Full Length Play, Drama

5m, 9f

ISBN: 9780573613364

Winner! 1935 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Set in the epoch of the early American 19th century, this insightful drama chronicles the efforts of an "old maid" Charlotte Lovell, to win the affections of her illegitimate daughter. Later a classic Hollywood tearkjerker starring Bette Davis.

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Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Period

Time Period - Victorian (British and American)

Settings Of Play - Several loactions in New York City.

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Unit Set/Multiple Settings

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

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College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Senior Theatre

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Pulitzer, From Broadway

Winner! 1935 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Set in the epoch of the early American 19th century, this insightful drama chronicles the efforts of an "old maid" Charlotte Lovell, to win the affections of her illegitimate daughter. Later a classic Hollywood tearkjerker starring Bette Davis.


The Old Maid premiered on Broadway in January 1935 under the direction of Guthrie McClintic.

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CASTING

5m, 9f

DELIA LOVELL
CHARLOTTE LOVELL
MRS. MINGOTT
CLEMENTINA
JAMES RALSTON
JOSEPH RALSTON
LANNING HALSY
JOHN HALSEY
DELIA HALSEY
NORA
MRS. JEANINE MEADE
TINA - 5 years old
SUSAN
TOMMY
BENNY
BRIDGET
SERVANT
Author
Zoë Akins

Zoë Akins

Zoë Akins (October 30, 1886 – October 29, 1958) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright, poet, and author. Her first major dramatic work was Papa, written in 1914. The comedy failed, but she continued to write. She followed early failure with The Magical City and Declassée, two plays that were moderately successful. Akins endured a dry spell throughout the 1920s.During this time several ... view full profile

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