Time Period - 16th Century / Elizabethan
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Bare Stage/Simple Set
Mild Adult Themes
Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Notes from the Moated Grange features Mariana, a minor character from a less well known Shakespearean play (Measure for Measure)
awaiting her beloved. She speculates on the nature of obsessive love
and the difficulties of playing one's assigned role. Part of The Girlhood Of Shakespeare's Heroines. In Cincinnati & Other Plays.
"Funny... . Plays delightful games with language. . . . A great showcase for young talent." - Cleveland Plain Dealer
"This is theatre of ideas that assume flesh and blood because the characters are so strong, so indelible and filled with sly humor." - Akron Beacon Journal
First produced by the Porthouse Theatre Company in Kent, Ohio in July, 1988, directed by Marya Bednerik.