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The Song of Bernadette
The Song of Bernadette
By Jean and Walter Kerr. From the novel by Franz Werfel.

Cast: 7m., 11w. (extras.) Among her schoolmates, Bernadette Soubirous' habit of daydreaming makes her seem stupid. Strict Sister Vauzous, who teaches the girls, finds her a trial. But when Bernadette goes out to gather wood, a beautiful vision appears to her. The report of the vision comes as the last straw to her parents, who believe Bernadette is lying and punish her. Soon the mayor and the chief of police, for the "dignity" of their town, attempt to compel Bernadette to deny her visions. However, she remains true to her visions and enters a sisterhood. There she finds herself under the strict discipline of Sister Vauzous, who has always distrusted her sincerity. In a magnificent finale, even Sister Vauzous accepts the divinity of Bernadette's vision. Bare stage w/props. Approximate Running Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes.

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Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  S45
Cast Size:  18
No. of Act(s):  3
Pages:  90
Royalty:  $75.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $8.95
Approx. Running Time:  110 min.
Target Audience: Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (All Audiences)
Performing Group: Middle Schools | High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre
Genre: Drama | Literary Classic
ISBN (10): 158342007X
Walter F. Kerr, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and drama critic for The New York Times, was born in Evanston, Ill., in 1913. After attending DePaul University for two years, he completed his studies at Northwestern University, where he earned a master's degree in 1939. For 11 years he was a faculty member in the drama department at Catholic University in ...More
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