The Praetorium

by  Lorrisa Julianus

Full Length Play, Drama  /  9m, 3f

The winds of change and the growing spread of Christianity in first century Jerusalem threaten the precarious balance of foreign politics. Amidst the intrigue of betrayal, ambition and deadly spies at court, the faith of one slave is about to impact the future of the ruling Roman Praetorium forever.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    9m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    75 Minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Period, Faith-based
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior

Additional Info

First century Jerusalem. The fate of the entire province is decided by the Roman masters of the imposing Praetorium. With the growing presence of the mysterious Christian movement being cautiously watched, the winds of change bring new people and new dangers to the precarious balance of foreign politics. Amidst the interwoven intrigue of betrayal, ambition, and deadly spies in the court, the faith of one slave is about to impact the future of the Praetorium forever.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Greek; Roman & Biblical
  • Duration: 75 Minutes
  • Setting: The interior and exterior of the Praetorium.
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

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

Casting

9m, 3f
PILATE - The prefect of Jerusalem
LONGINUS - The Roman legate
CLAUDIA - Pilate's wife
LIVIUS - Pilate's advisor
BRITANNICUS - A slave
ELENA - A slave
SIMON - The merchant from Africa
ARIEL - The rebel
CAIAPHAS - The Pharisee
QUINTUS - Roman soldier
SALOME - Herod's stepdaughter
ICARUS - The Greek slave trader
ANNOUNCER'S VOICE
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