Blood Red Roses

Blood Red Roses

by: Don Nigro

by: Don Nigro

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Blood Red Roses

Blood Red Roses

by: Don Nigro

by: Don Nigro

Overview

The story of the Pre-Raphaelite painters and writers is told in this dark, funny, and moving tale. Dante Gabriel Rossetti's love for his beautiful model Lizzy Siddal, the tragic love triangle of John Ruskin, Ruskin's wife Effie and the great painter John Everett Millais, Ruskin's later doomed love for the young Rose LaTouche and his subsequent madness, the lives of William Morris and his enigmatic wife Jane, and the poets Swinburne, and Christina Rossetti all intertwine.

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Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Time Period: Victorian (British and American)
  • Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast
  • Target Audience: Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Don Nigro

Don Nigro is among the most frequently published and widely produced playwrights in the world and has continued to build a deeply interrelated and diverse body of dramatic literature, employing a wide variety of dramatic conventions and styles of presentation. He has written monologues and epics, spare realistic dramas ...

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