The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter

by  Muriel Eldridge, Richard Eldridge

Short Play, Pantomime  /  3m, 2f

A pantomimed farce, showing that virtue hath its just rewward.

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The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter

by  Muriel Eldridge Richard Eldridge

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 2f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

The lighthouse keeper's daughter, a fair and innocent maiden, has a villainous suitor who revengefully plots to gain her father's money and then to slay him. He accomplishes his purpose and escapes. The attempted murder is discovered by his wife in time for the young heroine to bring aid in the person of the handsome doctor, who saves the keeper's life and wins the daughter's hand.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Setting: A lighthouse.

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

3m, 2f

THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER - A man of 50 or so.
HIS WIFE - A buxom, red-cheeked woman.
HIS DAUGHTER - The fair heroine of about 16.
THE DOCTOR - The noble hero; a clean-cut attractive man.
THE VILLAIN - Black-hearted and revengeful; non-descript in age and build.

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Cast Attributes

  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)

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Authors

Muriel Eldridge

Muriel Eldridge

Richard Eldridge

Richard Eldridge

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