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Don  Nigro

This wild epic celebreates the mad obsession and ambiguous triumph of Christopher Columbus. The charming Italian marinier and lover moves through the nightmare of his life, loves, and struggles against authority and stupidity, confronting the wondrous and terrible fruits of his obsession. He is brought to judgement before the inquisition for the sins of leechery and pride. Kings, queens, mermaids, dead sailors, lovers, princes, fools, and even madhouse inhabitants haunt and taunt the compromised hero. This play, comissionsed for the 500th anniversary of Columbus's first voyage, is rich in language, action, character and humore as it explores the consequences of exploration, discovery, nadess, and creation.

Play Details:
Genre(s): Comedy
Time Period(s): Medieval
Play Type: Play
Runtime: 176 minutes
Acts: Not Available
Set Complexity: Average
Set Information: Unit set
Year First Published: 1992
Total Characters: 16
Male Characters: 8
Female Characters: 8
Androgynous Characters:Not Available
Minimum Cast: Not Available
Maximum Cast: Not Available
Cost: $6.00 (Royalty $50-$40)
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Publisher: Samuel French
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ISBN: 0573692920
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