Beauty and the Beast (Beers)
by Jesse Beers
Full Length Play / 10m or f
Beauty is enamored with a handsome prince whom she saw in an apparition. Her love draws her to the castle of the unspeakable Beast, which she enters unafraid. A magic mirror and many other gifts are given her by the Beast. But it is her final, fearless expression of affection for the Beast that brea…
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Casting10m or f
BEAUTY - an ingenous but spirited girl of fifteen. She appears first in a simple peasant dress, later chaning in a beautiful gown.
AMOS - a simple, good-hearted but mulish young man of twenty-two. Wears a tunic and leggings as a shepherd.
BEAST - a handsome young prince costumed in a heavy cloak and cowl, with an animal mask as the Beast, beneath which is the usual costume of tights and tunic, as the prince.
SYBIL - the good witch is 300 years old but looks not a day over fifty. She wears a tall conical hat and Gothic dress.
FATHER - a man of forty, hard-working, and stolid. Wears coarse clothing of leg-wrappings and a tunic.
BOYS (TWO ) - in handsome Gothic costumes of tights, tunics, and capes. They are attractive youngsters of sixteen or so.
GIRLS (TWO) - Pretty and sixteen. One is a courageous adventuresome girl, and the other more timorous and willowing. Both wear Gothic gowns and long hair.
DWARF - a little hunch-backed mute, devoted to the Beast. Wears leggings and a tunic.