Excerpt from book: ADVENT (ADVENT) A MIRACLE PLAY 1899 CHARACTERS The Judge The Old Lady, wife of the Judge Amelia Adolph The Neighbour Ththa The Other One ( ,, being the same person The Franciscan ) The Playmate The Witch The Prince Subordinate characters, shadows, etc. Act I. The Vineyard With The Mausoleum Act II. The Drawing-room Act III. The Wine-cellar The Garden Act IV. The Cross-roads The "waiting-room" The Cross-roads The Court-room Act V. The Drawing-room The "waiting-room" ADVENT ACT I The background represents a vineyard. At the left stands a mausoleum. It consists of a small whitewashed brick building with a door and a pointed window that lacks muttwns and panes. The roof is made of red tiles. A cross crowns the gable. Clematis vines with purple-coloured, cross- shaped flowers cover the front watt, at the foot of which appear a number of other flowers. A peach-tree carrying fruit stands near the foreground. Beneath it sit the Judge and the Old Lady. The Judge wears a green cap with a peak, yellow knee-breechea, and a blue coat—all dating back to 1820. The Old Lady wears a kerchief on her head and carries a stick, spectacles, and snuff-box. She has the general appearance of a "witch." At the right is a small expiatory chapel containing an image of the Holy Virgin. The fence in front of it is hung with wreaths and nosegays. A prie-dieu is placed against the fence. Judge. Life's eve has at last brought the sunshine which its morning promised us. Early rains and late rains have blessed meadow and field. And soon the songs of the vintagers will be heard all over the country. Old Lady. Don't talk like that; somebody might hear you. Judge. Who could he listening here, and what harm could it do to thank God f...
|Publisher:||General Books LLC|
|Number of Pages:||148|
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