Beata Beatrix

by  Gillian Plowman

Short Play, Drama  /  3m, 4f

Touring an art gallery, Beatrice notices a lone man, Jon, crying before a painting created out of remorse for a tragedy in the artist's life. Intrigued, Beatrice offers help, and it transpires that for Jon, whose wife had died of leukemia while he wa…

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Touring an art gallery, Beatrice notices a lone man, Jon, crying before a painting created out of remorse for a tragedy in the artist's life. Intrigued, Beatrice offers help, and it transpires that for Jon, whose wife had died of leukemia while he was with another woman, the painting tells his own story. Beatrice, also, has her own haunting secret ...
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  • Minimum Fee: £30 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: An art gallery

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3m, 4f
M3 (any age, middle age). F4 (any age, young)
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Gillian Plowman

Gillian won the Verity Bargate award in 1988 with Me and My Friend, a poignantly funny play about the release of four patients from a psychiatric hospital into the community. It was first produced at the Soho Poly Theatre in 1990 and at the Chichester Festival Theatre in 1992, directed by Ian Rickson. The Purity Game ...

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