Ring Round the Moon

Ring Round the Moon

Ring Round the Moon

by: Jean Anouilh, Christopher Fry

by: Jean Anouilh, Christopher Fry

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Ring Round the Moon

Ring Round the Moon

by: Jean Anouilh, Christopher Fry

by: Jean Anouilh, Christopher Fry

Overview

According to Atkinson (Times), a play "of many moods…wistfully romantic, satirical, fantastic…To make his points about love (the author) has invented a fable about twin brothers—Frederic, who is shy and sensitive, and Hugo, who is heartless and aggressive. Frederic is in love with a hussy who is in love with Hugo. To save Frederic from an unhappy marriage, Hugo tries to distract him by bringing to a ball a beautiful dancer who masquerades as a mysterious personage and becomes the triumph of the occasion. She is a susceptible maiden in her own right. She not only breaks up all the cynical romances that have been going on before she arrived, but loses her own heart as well."

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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Cast Attributes: Expandable casting

Authors

Jean Anouilh

Jean Anouilh was born in Bordeaux on June 23, 1910. After completing his early schooling, Anouilh studied law for a short time at the Sorbonne, and then worked as a copywriter at Publicité Damour. He also wrote comic scenes for the cinema. In 1929 he collaborated with Jean Aurenche on his first play, Humulus Le Muet ...

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Christopher Fry

Christopher Fry

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