Life of Hercules : Page One
by Thomas Cruden
Short Play, Comedy / 3m, 5f
When war comes Amphitryon, being a Greek warrior, has to leave his wife Alcmene; and Battus his servant, though only recently married to Alcmene's maid Chloe must go too. A year later, Alcmene, being the most virtuous wife in Greece, is still faithful, but very bored...
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: £30 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
- Time Period: Greek; Roman & Biblical
- Setting: A Terrace
- Features / Contains: Fantasy Costumes, Period Costumes
Amphitryon and Jove (the two parts are played by the same actor): genial, urbane; early, middle age
Mercury: small, apprehensive
Battus: a big man; young
Alcmene: a graceful figure; younger than Amphitryon
Juno: matronly, formidable
Doris and Evadne: young slave-girls