A Pageant of Great Women

by  Cicely Hamilton

Short Play, Drama  /  40f

Great women of the early 20th century find out about great women from the past.

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A Pageant of Great Women

by  Cicely Hamilton

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    40f
  • Duration

    Duration

    More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Fantasy, Period, Experimental
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

Great women of the early 20th century find out about great women from the past.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Church / Religious Groups
  • Tours
  • Senior Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Outdoor
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £39 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day, 1910s / WWI, Contemporary
  • Duration: More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Elaborate / High Volume Costumes, Fantasy Costumes, Period Costumes

Casting

40f

Justice

LADY GROVE

Prejudice

MR. KENYON MUSGROVE

Woman

MISS ADELINE BOURNE

THE

LEARNED WOMEN

Hypatia

Miss Elaine Inescourt

St. Teresa

Miss Ada Potter

Lady Jane Grey

Miss Dorothy Finney

Madame de Stafcl

Miss Frances Vane

Madame Roland

Miss Maude Hoffman

Madame de Scudery

Miss Nora Royston

Jane Austen

Miss Winifred Mayo

George Sand

Miss Mary Webb

Caroline Herschell

- Miss Brineta Browne

Madame Curie

Miss Margaret Marshall

Graduate

Miss Maude Buchanan

THE ARTISTS

Sappho

Miss Eva Balfour

Vittoria Colonna

Miss Gwendoline Bishop

Angelica Kaufrmann

Miss Rose Mathews

Vigee le Brun

Miss Margaret Halstan

Rosa Bonheur

Miss Edith Craig

Margaret van Eyck

Miss Irene Ross

Nance Oldfield

Miss Ellen Terry

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THE SAINTLY WOMEN

St. Hilda

Elizabeth Fry

Elizabeth of Hungary

Catherine of Siena

Miss Madeline Roberts

Miss Joy Chatwyn

Miss Gwladys Morris

Mrs. Madeline Lucette Ryley

THE HEROIC WOMEN

Charlotte Corday

Flora Macdonald

Kate Barlass

Grace Darling

Mrs. Brown Potter

Miss Mona Harrison

Miss Evelyn Hammill

Miss Barbara Ayrton

Victoria

Elizabeth

Zenobia

Philippa

Deborah

i Isabella

Catherine the Great

Tsze-Hsi-An

THE RULERS

Miss Angela Hubbard

Miss Janette Steer

Miss Nella Powys

Mrs. Sam Sothern

Miss Edyth Olive

Miss Granville

Miss Suzanne Sheldon

Miss Viola Finney

THE WARRIORS

Joan of Arc

Boadicea

Agnes of Dunbar

Emilie Plater

Ranee of Jhansi

Maid of Saragossa

Christian Davies

Hannah Snell

Mary Ann Talbot

Florence Nightingale

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Cast Attributes

  • All Female
  • Ensemble cast
  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Flexible casting

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Authors

Cicely Hamilton

Cicely Hamilton was born in 1872 and was an English actress, writer, journalist, suffragist and feminist. She wrote over twenty plays, including two propaganda plays, How the Vote was Won (1909) and A Pageant of Great Women.

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First produced at the

Scala Theatre, London,

November 10th, 1909

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