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Trilby

Constance Cox

Full Length Musical, Drama  /  4f, 5m

Adapted from the novel by George du Maurier.

Trilby

by  Constance Cox

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    4f, 5m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Literature)
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Description
This is the famous story of Trilby O'Ferrall, the artist's model in vie de Boheme Paris, who becomes the protegee and victim of the hypnotist Svengali and, under his influence, the greatest singer in the world. Other colourful characters are the young English painter, Billy, who loves Trilby and finds her only to lose her again, and his two friends, Alex MacAlister and Taffy Wynne.

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Senior Theatre
Cautions
  • Mild Adult Themes

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: Victorian (British and American)
  • Setting: A Studio, a Refreshment Room.
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

4f, 5m
Cast Attributes
Taffy Wynne: big, cheerful; 30-35
Alex MacAlister (the 'Laird'): kindly, Scots; 30-35
William Bagot (Billy): small, generous, loving; 20s
Svengali: dirty, very shabby; about 40
Celestine: refreshment room attendant; youngish
Monsieur Bouchardy: Odeon manager; middle aged
Blanche Bagot: Billy's sister; 20s

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Authors

Author

Constance Cox

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