House of Desires

by  Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Catherine Boyle

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  6m, 3f

Don Pedro loves Dona Leonor who loves Don Carlos, who is desired by Dona Ana but betrothed to Don Juan äó_ This 17th-century romantic farce is a wild tale of confusion and mistaken identities complete with wily servants and groping suitors. House of …

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    105 Minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce, Period, Romantic Comedy
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

Don Pedro loves Dona Leonor who loves Don Carlos, who is desired by Dona Ana but betrothed to Don Juan äó_ This 17th-century romantic farce is a wild tale of confusion and mistaken identities complete with wily servants and groping suitors. House of Desires examines the idea of free will for women at a time when a woman's role was subject to a strict moral code. Written by one of the few female playwrights of the age, a poet, nun and major baroque literary figure of Mexico.
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Considerations

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 17th Century
  • Duration: 105 Minutes
  • Setting: Simple setting, 17th century
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

6m, 3f
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Cast Attributes

  • Role(s) for Latino Actor(s)
  • Flexible casting
  • Multicultural casting
  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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Authors

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

Catherine Boyle

Catherine Boyle

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