Curtmantle

by  Christopher Fry

Full Length Play, Drama  /  13m, 7f

The stage is William Marshall's mind, as though he were remembering King Henry's life. Though it follows chronologically it is not a chronicle play; its form is one of memory and contemplation. It adds up to no more than a sketch of Henry, whose char…

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    13m, 7f
  • SubGenre

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    Period, Docudrama/Historic

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The stage is William Marshall's mind, as though he were remembering King Henry's life. Though it follows chronologically it is not a chronicle play; its form is one of memory and contemplation. It adds up to no more than a sketch of Henry, whose character covers a vast field of human nature, as the thirty-five years of his reign contains a concentration of the human condition. Contained in the volume The Plays of Christopher Fry 2
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  • Time Period: Medieval (6th-14th c.)
  • Setting: Various simple settings
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

13m, 7f
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  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Room for Extras

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