PANDER...ing

What if Shakespeare felt maker's remorse in presenting Joan la Pucelle in Henry VI, & Pandarus in Troilus & Cressida, & enlists the patronage of Queen Elizabeth to assist him in giving both Pandarus & Joan d’Arc makeovers? Perhaps change history in the process? Achilles, Patroclus, Mistress Overdone, Anne Hathaway, Mrs. Aphra Behn, Edward DeVere and even a Gallant Stool join in the fray....
What if Shakespeare felt maker's remorse in presenting Joan la Pucelle in Henry VI, & Pandarus in Troilus & Cressida, & enlists the patronage of Queen Elizabeth to assist him in giving both Pandarus & Joan d’Arc makeovers? Perhaps change history in the process? Achilles, Patroclus, Mistress Overdone, Anne Hathaway, Mrs. Aphra Behn, Edward DeVere and even a Gallant Stool join in the fray. And what’s that underlying thrum regarding authorship?

Characters 5W 6M (in order of appearance)

Pandarus – (1200 B.C.E.) from Troilus & Cressida
Joan la Pucelle – (1412-1431 A.D.) from Henry VI Part 1
Will Shakespeare – (1564-1616 A.D.) the playwright
Queen Elizabeth I – (1533-1558-1603 A.D.) the Queen, Shakespeare’s patron
Mistress Overdone (16th Century) from Measure for Measure
Gallant Stool – (21st Century) planted cast member
Achilles – (1200 B.C.E.) from Troilus & Cressida
Patroclus – (1200 B.C.E.) from Troilus & Cressida
Edward de Vere – (1550-1604 A.D.) 17th Earl of Oxford
Mrs. Aphra Behn – (1640-1689 A.D.) – playwright/novelist/poet/spy
Anne Hathaway – (1556 – 1623 A.D.) Mrs. William Shakespeare








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PANDER...ing

Development History

  • Reading
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    ZOOM reading 9/27/2020 with StephenHauck as WILL; KateKonigisor as QUEEN; MichaelLewis as PANDARUS; JoannLessner as JoanD'Arc; NickBombicino; NoahAnderson; CKEdwards; AnnaCody; BrianLinden; AnnaSavant; TerryAmy
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    2020