Aria Da Capo: A Play in One Act

Aria Da Capo: A Play in One Act




Edna St Vincent Millay was a lyric poet and playwright. She was the first woman poet to receive a Pulitzer Prize. Millay is also known for her many romantic affairs and her Bohemian lifestyle in Greenwich Village. Aria da Capo is a one-act play. The play shows the upper class's indifference to the carnage of the lower class during the war. The play begins "The curtain rises on a stage set for a Harlequinade, a merry black and white interior. Directly behind the footlights, and running parallel with them, is a long table, covered with a gay black and white cloth, on which is spread a banquet. At the opposite ends of this table, seated on delicate thin-legged chairs with high backs, are Pierrot and Columbine, dressed according to the tradition, excepting that Pierrot is in lilac, and Columbine in pink. They are dining."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887348655
Publisher: Players Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Series: Classic One-Acts Series
Edition description: BOOKLET
Pages: 20
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

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