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Persephone (a new myth for a hotter world)

Written By: Kristen Palmer
Length: 90 minutes
Cast Size: 6-20 actors (suggested casting: 6F, 6M)
Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: Adaptation
Synopsis:
The goddess Demeter refuses to be satisfied with winters without her daughter. Why should Persephone spend half her time in the underworld with Hades? She enlists Jane, a sacrificed human caught between the whims of gods, to drill down to the underworld. But what does Persephone herself want? What happens to the humans if their own technology destroys the balance between seasons? Who will be sacri...Read More

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Product specification details
Genre Drama
Sub-genre Adaptation
Length Type Full-Length
Theme Current Events, Dark Fairytale, Family, Experimental, Greek Adaptation, Social Significance
Cast Size 6-20 actors (suggested casting: 6F, 6M)
Approx. Running Time 90 minutes

* Minimum Royalty: $80.00 / performance

Script PDF: $10.00

Acting Edition Book: $10.99

Stage Manager Edition: $24.99

* Listed royalties are minimum rates for non-professional and school productions. Actual rates will be calculated during checkout. Professional rates are determined after an application is submitted.

The goddess Demeter refuses to be satisfied with winters without her daughter. Why should Persephone spend half her time in the underworld with Hades? She enlists Jane, a sacrificed human caught between the whims of gods, to drill down to the underworld. But what does Persephone herself want? What happens to the humans if their own technology destroys the balance between seasons? Who will be sacrificed next? The environmental becomes deeply personal in this lyrical, thrilling play.