THE FAUN – A DRAMA PLAY ABOUT MICHELANGELO
In this drama play about Michelangelo, the young Michelangelo, who is a bit of an unwashed misfit, is given one month to make progress at his art school, or his father will remove him from the school and make him an apprentice at the wool guild. Michelangelo is desperate to remain at the school and so he begins to carve discarded pieces of marble in secret. When the ruler of Florence, Lorenzo de Medici takes an interest in him, he shows him his newest acquisition, a carved statue of a faun. Michelangelo discovers that he can hear the faun, who inspires him to create a great statue out of the marble, which changes his life forever.
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Author: Gilbert Sarabia
Genre: Alternative historical drama
Type: Full length two-act drama play
Length: 100 minutes, one hundred minutes
Number of Actors:Twenty one, 21, 13M, 8F
Ages of actors: Teens to elderly
Suitable For: All ages
Level of Difficulty: 7/10 – bringing the characters to life
Set: There are three basic scenes – one, the sculpture garden; two – the dining room in Michelangelo’s home and three – Lorenzo’s study.
Cost is $4 for this new play
Copyright September 2013 Gilbert Sarabia and Off The Wall Plays
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