Power of the Dog, The

by  Ellen Dryden

Full Length Play, Drama  /  2m, 4f

Vivien, an English teacher, is about to become headmistress of another school, thus leaving Lisa, her difficult but bright protégé, stranded without her inspiration. When Lisa takes violent action to express her unhappiness, Vivien is shocked out of her usual detached emotional state...

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Power of the Dog, The

by  Ellen Dryden

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 4f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Vivien, an English teacher, is about to become headmistress of another school, thus leaving Lisa, her difficult but bright protégé, stranded without her inspiration. When Lisa takes violent action to express her unhappiness, Vivien is shocked out of her usual detached emotional state into an understanding of the consequences of her actions, which have affected all her relationships, including that with her crippled mother.
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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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

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Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: A cottage interior, an office.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2m, 4f
M2 (young, 30s) F4 (17, 40s, 60s, 70s).
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  • Roles for Teens

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