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"The Masque Of The Red Death"

by Edgar Allen Poe

Adapted for theatre by D. Chapelle

Play Synopsis 

The story takes place at the abbey-turned-castle of wealthy Prince Prospero. Prospero has invited 1,000 other nobles to join him in this fortress to escape the Red Death, a terrible plague with horrible symptoms that has destroyed thousands of lives. Prospero and his companions, while indifferent to the sufferings of others, intend to await the end of the plague in luxury and safety behind the walls of their secure refuge, having welded the doors shut.

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Cast Requirements:
Three men and one women.
Costume Requirements:
Stranger - Pin Stripe Suit and Red Tie, White Shirt, Black Vest.
Prospero - Purple Shirt, Brocade Vest, Black Slacks, Medallion.
Giovanna - 30’s Style Evening Gown, Cape.
Antonio - Black Slacks, White Shirt, Black Vest.
Revelers - White Shirts, Black Slacks / Skirts, Masks.
Set & Props:
Long Table
White Table Cloth
Decanter Red Wine
2 Straight Back Chairs
Telescope with Tripod