A Thread of Scarlet

by  Howard Richardson, Ella Gerber Kasakoff

Full Length Play  /  6m, 6f

"An interesting play, heightened by poetically couched dialogue and dramatic tension." - New York Times

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    6m, 6f

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Here is a flamboyant portrait of Victoria Woodhull who ran for office with Frederick Douglass on a platform that included women's suffrage, free love, abortion, birth control, spiritualism, and anarchy. Her affair with Henry Ward Beecher ruined both of their careers. A choral group introduces each scene with songs or hymns of the period.
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"An interesting play, heightened by poetically couched dialogue and dramatic tension." - New York Times

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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  • Additional Features: Play w/ Music

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6m, 6f
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  • Multicultural casting

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Plus Chorus

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All necessary music materials can be found at the back of the acting edition. 

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Howard Richardson

Howard Richardson

Ella Gerber Kasakoff

Ella Gerber Kasakoff

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