Lena Rivers

by  Ned Albert, Mary J. Holmes

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  6m, 7f

Lena and her beloved Granny have to seek refuge with Granny's son, John, who has changed the family name to Livingstone due to his wife's social aspirations. At the Livingstone plantation, Lena and her grandmother are treated as poor relations.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6m, 7f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

Lena and her beloved Granny have to seek refuge with Granny's son, John, who has changed the family name to Livingstone due to his wife's social aspirations. At the Livingstone plantation, Lena and her grandmother are treated as poor relations. Then Durward Bellmont, a family friend Mrs. Livingstone plans to marry to her daughter, falls in love with Lena. Fate steps in and proves Lena's sterling character; and the denouement is indeed startling.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Setting: The entire action of the play takes place in the living room of the John Livingstone's palatial home at Maple Grove, Kentucky.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

6m, 7f
LENA RIVERS - Our adorable heroine.
GRANNY NICHOLS - Her beloved grandmother.
JOHN LIVINGSTONE - Lena's uncle.
MRS. LIVINGSTONE - His wife, who has social ambitions.
CAROLINE LIVINGSTONE - Who is an echo of her mother.
ANNA LIVINGSTONE - her sister, warm hearted and sincere.
JOHN JUNIOR - Who is addiceted to slang.
FRANK GRAHAM - A Southern Gentleman.
MRS. GRAHAM - His jealous wife.
DURWARD BELLMONT - Her son by a former marriage.
MALCOLM EVERETT -  A tutor in th Livingstone home.
AUNT MILLY - A colored servant.
OLD CEASAR - A colored man servant who is always fixin' to do.

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Authors

Ned Albert

Ned Albert

Mary J.  Holmes

Mary J. Holmes

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