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Family Album - Short Play, Comedy

Family Album

Noël Coward

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Short Play, Comedy

5m, 4f

ISBN: 9780573621512

One of the "Tonight At 8:30" series, just back from their father's funeral, the Featherway children cannot pull long faces nor feign regret. The last one to break into laughter is pious Lavinia, father's companion until his death. Even she must admit that he was lecherous and mean. After some wine, …

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Description

Short Play

Comedy

Time Period - 19th Century

Settings Of Play - The drawing room of the Featherways' house  in Kent on an Autumn evening in the year 1860.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission, Play w/ Music

Interior Set

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College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre

One of the "Tonight At 8:30" series, just back from their father's funeral, the Featherway children cannot pull long faces nor feign regret. The last one to break into laughter is pious Lavinia, father's companion until his death. Even she must admit that he was lecherous and mean. After some wine, Lavinia reveals that she and old Burrows burned the final will (which left nothing to the children) minutes after the old man died.
Family Album was first produced as one of a series of nine one-act plays under the title Tonight At 8:30 at the Phoenix Theatre in January 1936 under the direction of Noel Coward.
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5m, 4f

JASPER FEATHERWAYS
JANE
LAVINIA FEATHERWAYS
RICHARD FEATHERWAYS
HARRIET WINTER
CHARLES WINTER
EMILY VALANCE
EDWARD VALANCE
BURROWS
Author
Noël Coward

Noël Coward

Sir Noël Peirce Coward (1899-1973) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise." Born in Teddington, a suburb of London, Mr. Coward attended a dance academy in London as a child, making his professional stage début at the age of eleven. As a ... view full profile

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