The Birthday of the Infanta

by  Jules Tasca, Oscar Wilde, Blanche Marvin

Short Play  /  4m, 2f

This unusual piece unfolds in classical Spanish style as two royal brothers contest the kingship. Cruelty kills the queen, breaks the king's heart, makes a queen of the cold and calculating Infanta, and destroys the dwarf who loves her.…

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    4m, 2f
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    Fantasy, Theatre for Young Audiences

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This unusual piece unfolds in classical Spanish style as two royal brothers contest the kingship. Cruelty kills the queen, breaks the king's heart, makes a queen of the cold and calculating Infanta, and destroys the dwarf who loves her.
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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 For ...

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Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) was born in Dublin to Sir William Wilde and his wife Jane. While studying at Oxford, he was fascinated by the aesthetic movement and eventually became a proponent for L'art pour l'art ("Art for Art's Sake"), and wrote the award-winning poem Ravenna. After he graduated in 1879, he moved to Chel ...

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Blanche Marvin

Blanche Marvin

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