Tales from the Red Rose Inn

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Comedy  /  1m, 1f

 A funny romantic comedy in the Pendragon cycle.

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Tales from the Red Rose Inn

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration


    40 minutes
  • Accolades


    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

In Ohio during the Revolution, a dangerous looking stranger wins Susannah Rose and the Red Rose Inn in a game of chance. Susannah rages as he tries to gain her acceptance. She is in love with a man she never met, a man who years ago carved his name on the old tree behind the inn. The confrontation escalates when her adversary calmly admits that he murdered that man and buried him the garden of a Boston brothel. A funny romantic comedy in the Pendragon cycle. In Tales From The Red Rose Inn & Other Plays.
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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups


  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance



  • Time Period: 18th Century
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Setting: A bed in an upstairs room of the Red Rose Inn, in Armitage, Ohio, in the year 1779.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes


  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)


1m, 1f
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Don Nigro

Don Nigro is among the most frequently published and widely produced playwrights in the world and has continued to build a deeply interrelated and diverse body of dramatic literature, employing a wide variety of dramatic conventions and styles of presentation. He has written monologues and epics, spare realistic dramas ...

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