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Droit Du Seigneur

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Droit Du Seigneur One-Acts 20

By: Charles Kray
Cast: 8 M, 1 F
Performance Time: Approximately 35 minutes, 32 pgs.

FARCE. Ian, a simple Yorkshire country lad, hears of a law, the droit du seigneur, at a local pub. Though it is a medieval law that is no longer enforced, Ian thinks that he must offer up his fiancée, MaryAnn, to the Duke on their wedding night. Dismayed at the thought but fervently law-abiding, Ian takes MaryAnn to see the Duke so that he can set a date for the droit du seigneur. The Duke, horrified and aghast at the notion, but fearful that Ian, a hulking brute, will cause him bodily harm, must rely on his wits and help from his butler, Travers, to convince the stubborn lad that “while there may be laws o' man, ba gun, there's laws o' nature, too.”

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Please remember it is necessary to purchase one script for each cast member and one royalty for each performance.

Scripts: $6.95 each
Royalty: $60.00/performance
Prompt Book: $13.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $60.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $186.00  (12 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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Charles Kray Charles Kray is an award-winning playwright whose plays have been produced in regional and college theatres throughout the United States and Australia. Mr. Kray earned an MA in playwriting from UCLA, where he was awarded the MCA fellowship in creative writing. Mr. Kray lives in Carson, CA.

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