Mary Stuart (Oswald)

by  Friedrich Schiller, Peter Oswald

Full Length Play, Drama  /  8m, 3f, 4m or f

Schiller's play pits Mary, Queen of Scots against her rival Queen Elizabeth I. The meeting never happened but, as Goethe said, “It will be good to see those two whores alongside each otheräó. Schiller's Mary redeems her youthful crimes through an or…

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    8m, 3f, 4m or f
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    Biography, Period, Docudrama/Historic

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Schiller's play pits Mary, Queen of Scots against her rival Queen Elizabeth I. The meeting never happened but, as Goethe said, “It will be good to see those two whores alongside each otheräó. Schiller's Mary redeems her youthful crimes through an ordeal that lifts her into realms of spiritual serenity, while Elizabeth descends deeper into rage, revenge and deception. Oswald has written this striking new version in a mixture of prose and poetry.
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  • Minimum Fee: £67 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: 16th Century / Elizabethan
  • Setting: Various simple settings

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8m, 3f, 4m or f
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Friedrich Schiller

Friedrich Schiller

Peter Oswald

Peter Oswald

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