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"The Cask of Amontillado"

by Edgar Allen Poe

Adapted For The Stage by D. Chapelle

Play Synopsis 

Edgar Allan Poe's short story 'The Cask of Amontillado' is about a man named Montresor who decides to seek revenge against a man named Fortunato, who has insulted him. He meets Fortunato at a carnival, lures him into the catacombs of his home, and buries him alive.

Script Excerpt
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Cast Requirements:
Five men and three women.
Costume Requirements:
Lawyer - Suit and Tie, White Shirt.
Old Montresor - Robe, Night shirt.
Montresor - Dressing Gown, Whte Shirt, Black Slacks, Death Costume.
Fortunato - Jester Costume.
Angelina - 30’s Style Maid Costume.
Enrico - Black Slacks, White Shirt, Tie, Vest.
Servants - Black Slacks or skirts, White Shirts.
Revelers - Masks, Dark Suits, White Shirts, Ties
Set & Props:
2 Straight Back Chairs
End Table
2 Torches
Metal Flask
Tomb Wagon