The Queen of Ireland

The Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, England, 1593. Queen Elizabeth I receives an unusual petitioner: the Irish Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley, come to negotiate for the freedom of her son, who has been arrested by the English for treason. But from the second she walks in, it's clear that Grace isn't like any other subject Elizabeth has met before; this could even be the one woman who has the upper...
The Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, England, 1593. Queen Elizabeth I receives an unusual petitioner: the Irish Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley, come to negotiate for the freedom of her son, who has been arrested by the English for treason. But from the second she walks in, it's clear that Grace isn't like any other subject Elizabeth has met before; this could even be the one woman who has the upper hand over the Queen of England. Who could win this battle of wills?
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The Queen of Ireland

Character Information

  • Queen Elizabeth I
    30s-70s,
    Presents Female
    Regal, of course, but also clever, playful and calculating, all at once.
  • Grace O'Malley
    30s-70s,
    Presents Female
    Cocky and self-assured in the most unlikely of circumstances, but cleverer than she seems.

Production History

  • Workshop
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    Turn to Flesh Productions
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    2019