The Awakening of Kate Chopin

The Awakening of Kate Chopin

by: Rosary Hartel O'Neill

by: Rosary Hartel O'Neill

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The Awakening of Kate Chopin

The Awakening of Kate Chopin

by: Rosary Hartel O'Neill

by: Rosary Hartel O'Neill

Overview

Kate Chopin, author of The Awakening, must pick between her dying husband and her lover, the wealthy planter next door. She picks her lover, and he leaves her. In agony she goes forth to become the great writer she was meant to be. A tour de force drama of obsession rooted in the real life of the famous first great American novelist and based on detailed, shocking facts from her life. The selective setting of interior of old post-Civil War house provides poetic staging opportunities.

Heralded by theaters in Kate Chopin's home town of Alexandria, Louisiana.

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  • Genre: Biography
  • Time Period: American Civil War Era
  • Cast Attributes: Expandable casting, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Adult

Authors

Rosary Hartel O'Neill

Rosary Hartel O’Neill is the author of 25 plays, 18 published by Samuel French, Inc., and four books of nonfiction. The fourth edition of her text "The Actor’s Checklist", is used in schools nationwide.  Her book "New Orleans Voodoo, (co-written with Rory Schmitt) A Cultural History" will be published in January 2 ...

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