Curse You, Jack Dalton

by  Wilbur Braun

Short Play, Melodrama  /  3m, 4f

And the villain still pursues her! Not only pursues her but threatens to have her committed to an asylum if she does not renounce our manly hero, Jack Dalton! You've never encountered such a villain as Egbert Van Horn. Or a heroine with such flawless qualities as Bertha Blair's. When Jack's aristocr…

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Curse You, Jack Dalton

by  Wilbur Braun

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

And the villain still pursues her! Not only pursues her but threatens to have her committed to an asylum if she does not renounce our manly hero, Jack Dalton! You've never encountered such a villain as Egbert Van Horn. Or a heroine with such flawless qualities as Bertha Blair's. When Jack's aristocratic mother discovers her illustrious son loves the maid, she orders Bertha from the house and threatens to disown Jack for life if he takes his place at Bertha's side. Just when you are certain that the unscrupulous villain is going to triumph, Fate steps in.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: The Dalton mansion on upper Fifth Avenue, New York City. Early evening in May.

Casting

3m, 4f
MRS. DONNA DALTON - best described as Mother Snob. Her nose is somewhere in the jet stream.
ANNA ALVARADO - the original psycho bitch.
BERTHA BLAIR - every man's dream come true. She is young, thoughtful, well mannered, a little dizzy and egad! does she look good in that maid's outfit.
JACK DALTON - he'll do anything for the love of his Bertha.
EGBERT VAN HORN - he'll do anything for the love of money.
RICHARD BLAIR - known as JACKSON, he'll do almost anything for revenge.
ELOISE DALTON - she'll do anything for a date, but she's got a nice personality.
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