Nora’s Playhouse presents…
a stage reading of…
THE GIRL WHO WOULD BE KING
by Jan O’Connor
Directed by Jacquelyn Honeybourne
Friday, June 21, 2013
Jackie Washam as The Storyteller
Katherine Booze-Mooney* as Basil
Carolina Reiter* as Clotilda
Rachel Charlop-Powers as Duchess of Lesser Flugel
Hanlon Smith-Dorsey* as Duke of Lesser Flugel
Steve Viola as King Heimlich
Rick Cekovsky as Count Charisma, Heinz, and Lady in Waiting #2
David Mangiamele as Old Guard, Messenger, Chancellor, Lady in Waiting #1, Master of the Guard, Master of Protocol, and Lawyer
Sarah Pullman reading Stage Directions
Stage Manager: Emily J. Richard
The Girl Who Would Be King is a comedy set in medieval times about a girl named Basil raised secretly from birth as a boy in order to be crowned King. Unfortunately, Basil falls in love with a princess but cruelly spurns the girl to keep the crown. When the princess turns up pregnant, King Basil must pronounce the death sentence on her and her seducer. Calamity ensues when the desperate princess publicly accuses Basil of being the father! What’s the secret girl-king to do? Through coincidences, interventions and even the birth of a baby, Basil finally learns who she really is and discovers the wondrous power of love.
Free General Admission. Suggested $10 donation toward further Nora’s Playhouse programming.
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Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew
520 Clinton Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11238 Directions: http://www.gallimdance.com/directions/
*Indicates member of Actors Equity Association