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Judith - Note Post by :johnnyk Category :Plays Author :Arnold Bennett Date :May 2012 Read :2630

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Judith - Note

This play was presented for the first time at the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne, on Monday, April 7th, 1919, with the following cast:


Judith LILLAH MCCARTHY
Haggith ESME HUBBARD
Rahel MADGE MURRAY
Ozias CAMPBELL GULLAN
Holofernes CLAUDE KING
Bagoas ERNEST THESIGER
Achior GEOFFREY DOUGLAS
Chabris E.H. PATERSON
Charmis FEWLASS LLEWELLYN
Ingur FREDERICK VOLPE
Messenger FELIX AYLMER
Soldier CLIFFORD MOLLISON
Attendant EDWIN OXLEE


The play was produced by WILFRED EATON

 


CHARACTERS


_Hebrews_

JUDITH
HAGGITH, her waiting-woman
RAHEL
OZIAS, Governor of Bethulia
CHABRIS, an elder
CHARMIS, an elder
A SOLDIER
A MESSENGER


_Assyrians_

HOLOFERNES, General of the Assyrian armies
BAGOAS, his chief eunuch
ACHIOR, a captain
INGUR, a soldier
AN ATTENDANT ON BAGOAS

*JUDITH*
A PLAY IN THREE ACTS
_Founded on the apocryphal book of "Judith"_


ACT I

_A street in the city of Bethulia_.


ACT II

SCENE I. _The valley near the Assyrian camp. Time, morning; two days later_.

SCENE II. _The tent of Holofernes. Time, later, the same morning_.

SCENE III. _The same. Time, the same night_.


ACT III

SCENE I. _Same as Act I. Time, later, the same night._

SCENE II. _The same. Time, the next day_.

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