A Lean and Hungry Priest

by  Warren Kliewer

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 2f

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is from the Samuel French Vault and is made from a scan of an archived manuscript. We hope you’ll treasure this glimpse into theatre history.

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A Lean and Hungry Priest

by  Warren Kliewer

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    3m, 2f

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Hugo of Orleans, a twelfth century poet-priest-wandering scholar, travels around the university towns of Europe - living from hand to mouth, composing and singing his songs - just a half step ahead of the bill collectors and the Black Death. He is determined in an esthetic age to celebrate the goodness of life on earth.
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"Bothersomely effective ... The medieval collage of gargoyles, plague, and rape is rightly mad ... By the end of the play Hugo stands, flesh and spirit" - real. - L. A. Herald Examiner


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  • Additional Features: Play w/ Music


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