Deceptions – by Taniya Hossain
Synopsis: The household of a noblewoman is thrown into romantic chaos when her secret love letter is mis-delivered making and breaking up couples with each exchange.
Setting: An Italian villa and surrounding countryside (a courtyard, a garden, a forest, a road).
Time Period: 16th Century Italy
Cast Size: 4W/ 4M
Duchess Alambria An affluent, single woman of means
Bitterelo. Alambria’s fool
Pricilla Alambria’s secretary
Gustavno Alambria’s dashing suitor from Firenze
Giamo Alambria’s provincial suitor
Lucia Alambria’s maid
Maria Alambria’s maid
Porto Alambria’s gardener
This Play Is: unpublished
Production History: Deceptions was developed for The Rough House and produced as part of the 7th Annual Director’s Festival at Bailiwick Theatre and at the Famous Door Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.