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What Women Want Most
What Women Want Most
By Thomas Hatton. Based on a story by Chaucer.

Cast: 6m., 2w. King Arthur has a ticklish problem. One of his best knights, Sir Harold Pendragon, is guilty of the heinous crime of stealing a kiss from a noble maiden and the penalty is death. Queen Guenivere asks that the knight be placed in her power. When the king agrees, Guenivere tells Sir Harold that if he can correctly answer her question, "What is it that women want most?" he may go free. There's a surprising conclusion, as in the original story by Chaucer. Area staging. Approximate Running Time: 30 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  One-Act
Catalog Code:  W51
Cast Size:  8
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  18
Royalty:  $35.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $7.95
Approx. Running Time:  30 min.
Categories
Target Audience: High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre
Genre: Comedy | Literary Classic
ISBN (10): 0871293781
Biographies
Thomas J. Hatton was born and brought up in Fort Dodge, Iowa. In 1966 he earned a Ph.D. in medieval English literature from the University of Nebraska. He taught literature and playwriting at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for 31 years before retiring in 1996. He is the author or coauthor of five books, several scholarly articles on middle English literature ...More
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