Rappaccini's Daughter is a one-act study of romance, mystery and horror. Giovanni, a university student, has rented a room overlooking Dr. Rappaccini's beautiful and mysterious garden. To be found working in that garden is the doctor's equally beautiful and mysterious daughter, Beatrice. Although warned that the two are suspected of creating botanical horrors, Giovanni falls in love with Beatrice, and she with him. The outcome is romantic tragedy.
- Type of Show One-act Play
- Product Code R55000
- Cast Size 5
- Min. Royalty Rate $35/perf
- Cost $8.95
- Approx. Run Time 35 min
- ISBN(13) 9780871295088
- "Basic play is suitable for one-act competition."
- Review by Kathleen Tissot, Oregon High School, Oregon, Wis.
Hints, Tips, and Tricks
- "I'ts most helpful if you read the original short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne for character insights."
- Tip by Kathleen Tissot, Oregon High School, Oregon, Wis.