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CASTLE OF ABDANOTES - written by Tanis Harms

PREMISE:    Having business elsewhere, the King asks
.           his children to rule his kingdom together.
.           Having already established the laws,
.           all the King asks is that they continue
.           to serve for the good of all;
.           but pride, greed and doubt creep in
.           and brings darkness to the land.
STYLE:      drama
TOPIC:      as God’s ambassadors, we are servants
.           who should work at remaining faithful
SCRIPTURE:  Mt.5:16; Luke 12:35-48; 1Cor.3:19;
.           2Cor.5:20; 1Pet.2:9-17

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CAST               DESCRIPTION

Prince Ryan      - eldest child, faithful & humble,
.                  struggles with doubt and suspicions
Princess Kendra  – middle child, loving & compassionate,
.                  struggles with selfishness
Prince Michael   - youngest child, hopeful & gracious,
.                  struggles with self-righteousness
Robert the Great – prideful, sly & conniving
GayLynn          - coy, manipulative & full of flattery
Cornelius        - court jester, deceptively smart & rude
.                – oversees kitchen & entertainment
Tatiana          - the snobby town gossip, seamstress,
.                – oversees all clothing designs
Finley           – dutiful, organized, Ryan’s valet,
.                – oversees servants & castle maintenance
Charity          - meek, kind, Kendra’s handmaiden,
.                – oversees housecleaning
Stewart          - well-meaning klutz, Michael’s steward,
.                – oversees supplies and inventories
Gus              - inquisitive, hard-working inn keeper
Queen Ashley     - meek
Queen’s escort   - optional, not written in (male or female)
Sir Laurence     - wise, firm but patient, King’s aide
.                – oversees law enforcement & defense
King William     - kind but authoritative
WOMEN 1-6        - castle maids
BERNICE
MEN 1-2

COSTUMES:  I suggest the styles from the Dark Ages.      2


SUGGESTED SET LAYOUT:

LOWER CENTER STAGE/COUNTRYSIDE
CENTER STAGE/MAIN ROOM:  3 thrones, podium, big book,
.                        side chair, (fake) fireplace
STAGE RIGHT/LIBRARY:     sofa, pillows, bookcase, books
STAGE LEFT/INN:          2 tables, 6 chairs, counter

.                    ____________________
.                   /        dais with   \
.                  /         3 thrones    \
.          Upper  /podium                  \ Upper
.   Stage Right                               Stage Left,
.        entry                                 main door
.              /(fake)                        \
.             /fire                       chair\
.  __________/place                             \________
. /     SOFA                                     counter,
./book                                          2 tables
/case                                         with chairs
.                           
Lower                       Lower                   Lower
Stage                    Center Stage               Stage
Right                                                Left
Entry                                               Entry


PROPS:  basket, small book, coat, mugs, serving trays,
.       cleaning rags, fabric, feather duster,
.       bag of coins, vial