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Rabbit and the Snake, The - Short Play, Comedy

Rabbit and the Snake, The

Jules Tasca

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Short Play, Comedy

2m, 1f

ISBN: 9780874403381

Peter Semyenich guides the audience through his arch seduction of Marysyas Nemenov, wife of his friend, Leon Nemenov since Leon has grown indifferent to his wife, Peter plants flattering compliments in Marysyas's thoughts by telling Leon how attractive, intelligent, charming and graceful his wife is…

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Short Play

Comedy

Adaptations (Literature)

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Bare Stage/Simple Set

Peter Semyenich guides the audience through his arch seduction of Marysyas Nemenov, wife of his friend, Leon Nemenov since Leon has grown indifferent to his wife, Peter plants flattering compliments in Marysyas's thoughts by telling Leon how attractive, intelligent, charming and graceful his wife is. Leon foolishly tells Marysyas all that Peter has said. Leon thinks all of Peter's compliments are exaggerations and treats Peter's feelings as a big joke. But alas, Marysyas slowly succumbs to the flattery. All of this culminates in the final seduction when Marysyas and Peter finally embrace in ecstasy.
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2m, 1f

PETER SEMYENICH SARNOV - a young bachelor
LEON NEMENOV - a real estate broker, a couple of years older than Peter
MARYSYAS NEMENOV - pretty wife of Leon, about Peter Semyenich's age
Author
Jules Tasca

Jules Tasca

Jules Tasca has taught playwrighting through I.U.P. at Oxford University in England and he has performed with a Commedia dell'arte group in Central Italy. He is the author of over 125 (full length and one-act) published plays that have been produced in numerous national theaters from the Mark Taper Forum to the Bucks County Playhouse, as well as abroad in England, Ireland, Austria, Germany, South ... view full profile

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