Beautiful Beulah Belle or, Virtue's Various Vicissitudes
by Robert C. Yoh
Short Play, Melodrama / 2m, 5f
Beautiful Beulah Belle returns home on a bitter winter's night from one of her habitual errands of mercy to find that the dastardly Lucifer Lowdown demands her hand in marriage if the old homestead is to be saved as a refuge for her family of four more-or-less hopeless females.
- Minimum Fee: $55 per performance
- Time Period: 19th Century
- Duration: 40 minutes
- Setting: The parlor of the Bloomersnap's old homestead, on the outskirts of Mania Manor, Maine.
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
ADONIS ADRENALIN - A "simple" lad in his early 20s. He is bashful, but honest, if a bit slow and even stupid. Obviously smitten with Beulah Belle and is eager to please. He is also slow-moving and intensely serious.
BEULAH BELLE - A beautiful girl in her late teens, the epitome of virtue and aware of her goodness. Very innocent, and possesses a super-nice charm. She is not too bright, but effusive, cheerful and naturally brave.
GRANNY HANNAH - Very old, head of the household and used to authority.
AUNTIE ANNA - A typical old-maid and still "available!" She is very deaf, although she will not admit it. entirely nit-witted, rather shallow, but friendly.
ULALEE - A young brat in her early teens. She is loud, bold and a "wrong one," but not villainous. She is quick in her movements and her change in emotion.
MOTHER DEAR - A matronly woman in her late 40s, stout and dowdy. Dotes on her two young daughters and believes "love is blind."
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