Queen of the Sword

FULL LENGTH. Just after the turn of the century, six women meet for a fencing class “for physical education and the betterment of young ladies.” When they discover their teacher is a woman once known as La Jaguarina, a world-renowned athlete, they are whisked into the fantastical tales of her time as a champion of the male-dominated world of competitive swordplay. But with rumors, history, and theory converging...
FULL LENGTH. Just after the turn of the century, six women meet for a fencing class “for physical education and the betterment of young ladies.” When they discover their teacher is a woman once known as La Jaguarina, a world-renowned athlete, they are whisked into the fantastical tales of her time as a champion of the male-dominated world of competitive swordplay. But with rumors, history, and theory converging, La Jaguarina must finally defend not only her title as wold champion of the blade, but also her stories, her choices, and herself. (90-100 min.)
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Queen of the Sword

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  • Rachel Bublitz:
    12 Feb. 2018
    Fun and so exciting! Hileman does an excellent job piecing a mysterious woman’s life together through a nonlinear timeline and some clever doubling. A great piece for movement and stage combat as well. Would work very well for high schools or colleges looking for a female heavy cast.

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  • Reading
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    Loud & Unladylike
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    2016