Furbelow

Regine the Thirteenth governs her nation as a shining example of despotic panache. But when one of her subjects selflessly offers to take the place of a death-row criminal, Regine is forced to reconsider both her law and her lifestyle. Furbelow is a fable about fame, friendship, and really nice fabrics.

fur·be·low [fur-buh-loh] –noun 1. a ruffle or flounce, as on a woman's skirt or petticoat...
Regine the Thirteenth governs her nation as a shining example of despotic panache. But when one of her subjects selflessly offers to take the place of a death-row criminal, Regine is forced to reconsider both her law and her lifestyle. Furbelow is a fable about fame, friendship, and really nice fabrics.

fur·be·low [fur-buh-loh] –noun 1. a ruffle or flounce, as on a woman's skirt or petticoat. 2. any bit of showy trimming or finery. –verb (used with object) 3. to ornament with or as if with furbelows.

REGINE the Thirteenth (female) is the much revered leader of her land. Iron fist,
velvet glove, designer shoes.

JASPER the Vinedresser (male) once a farmer, is now in charge of the Federal vineyards.

TAMID the Lace Maker (male) is Jasper’s best friend and a craftsperson in the Capitol.

BOX (male or female) is a member of Regine’s elite guard.

TENCH (male or female) is also one of Regine’s henchmen.

COURTIER ONE (male or female) plays PRISONER ONE, a soldier, and
COUNTESS LORETTA LaROCOCO, a socialite.

COURTIER TWO (male or female) plays PRISONER TWO, a bricklayer, and SISTER
LUDMILLA DELFINA JUAREZ, a nun.

COURTIER THREE (male or female) plays MACKINTOSH, Regine’s decorator and
confidante, and a PRIEST.

COURTIER FOUR (male) plays Jasper’s husband CHISULO, a farmer, and the
EXECUTIONER.

COURTIER FIVE (female) plays Tamid’s wife KU, an apothecary, and a REPORTER.

NOTE: While these roles have been written to be played by just ten actors, a cast of fifteen, twenty or more may be used in production.
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Furbelow

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Hard Sparks
    ,
    2011

Production History

  • University
    ,
    Northern Kentucky University
    ,
    2013