800-448-7469 Mon-Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm CST

Welcome to Dramatic Publishing!

The Exception

The Exception

By Olga Humphrey.

Product Code: E18000

  • Full-length Play
  • Cast size: 4m., 4w. (Doubling.)

Rights and availability
This title can be licensed and sold throughout Canada, the United States.

* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

$8.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

In stock

Synopsis

A brilliant painter. A fiery personality. An influence on Rembrandt and Velazquez. The talk of 17th-century Rome. The exception to all the rules-Artemisia Gentileschi, a teenage girl! The Exception tantalizingly blends fact and fiction in a provocative, entertaining and timely drama about this controversial artist. The play takes place from 1611 to 1612, when Artemisia charges her tutor, the handsome, enigmatic Agostino Tassi, with rape. But there is a twist to the case. Tassi, for complex reasons, has stolen a painting of hers. Artemisia disobeys her father and seeks a civil trial so that she may be represented by an advocate. Shockingly, she chooses Lucia Baldassare, the brilliant daughter of a recently deceased advocate. But the trial raises more questions than it answers. What really was Artemisia and Agostino's relationship? Is Artemisia using the scandal of the trial to bring attention to her work? And why has she lied to Lucia? This play examines the nature of the creative spirit and the limitations of even the most all-consuming love.

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code E18000
  • Cast Size 8
  • Min. Royalty Rate $80/perf
  • Cost $8.95
  • Approx. Run Time 120 min

Categories

  • ISBN(13) 9780871297877
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.