Bertha the Beautiful Typewriter Girl

by  Charles George

Full Length Play, Melodrama  /  5m, 5f

Filled with the raging conflict between "Good" and "Evil," this is an absolutely hilarious melodrama about Desperate Daniel Desmond and his vile attempts to betray Bertha, the beautiful typewriter girl.

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Bertha the Beautiful Typewriter Girl

by  Charles George

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    5m, 5f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Filled with the raging conflict between "Good" and "Evil," this is an absolutely hilarious melodrama about Desperate Daniel Desmond and his vile attempts to betray Bertha, the beautiful typewriter girl. Every possible angle of the old-time melodrama is incorporated: stolen diamonds, a vengeful scheme, manly heroism and the pure and noble actions of our hero and heroine who unflinchingly face almost insurmountable odds!
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Considerations

Performing Groups

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $90 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Setting: The private office of Daniel Desmond and the home of the Bancrofts.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

5m, 5f
DANIEL DESBORO DESMOND - An unscrupulous banker.
DAVID DESMOND - His noble son.
GLENWOOD GARFIELD - Employed at the bank.
"SKEETS" SKINNER - The office boy.
BOSWELL BANCROFT - The unfortunate victim.
BLANCHE BANCROFT - His wife.
BERTHA BANCROFT - His daughter.
CLARICE CLAYBOURNE - An adventuress.
SALLY SILVERTHORNE - A stenographer.
BRIDGET O'CASEY - ??????.
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