FULL[PLAY]Love for Love by Congreve - thw

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Post by ToddHW » September 29th, 2020, 6:18 am

Love for Love by William Congreve (1670 - 1729).

"We have such a gallery, if not of great characters, at any rate of strongly-marked acting parts, as could not but ensure the success of the play... The plot was clear and simple, the action coherent and continuous, there is nothing to surprise us in the instantaneous triumph of Love for Love." ( William Archer, editor, 1912)
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      • Project Code: ML4pB6J1
      • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (William Congreve) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Congreve
      • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love_for_Love
      • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 64
      • Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
      • Original publication date (if known): 1695

        Genres for the project: Plays/Comedy

        Keywords that describe the book: fraud, Beau, fortune

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Post by Kitty » September 29th, 2020, 6:33 am

Ah you are launching early, Todd. I'll put my bid in for Angelica and I can also DPL this one. I love Congreve's comedies. I hope he wrote a lot of them :lol:


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Post by ToddHW » September 29th, 2020, 6:37 am

Sadly, he did not write many. 5. So after this one we only have 1 more to go.

DONE The Old Bachelor (1693)
Doing The Double Dealer (1694)
Doing Love for Love (1695)
The Mourning Bride (1697)
DONE The Way of the World (1700)


Thanks, Todd

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Post by mleigh » September 29th, 2020, 6:57 am

Could I read Mrs Foresight, sections 29-32?



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Post by ToddHW » September 29th, 2020, 7:12 am

Thank you, oh wife of mine. Please be kind to me.


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Post by jennlea » September 29th, 2020, 7:33 am

May I claim Miss Prue? Feeling like a silly country girl this time!
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Post by alanmapstone » September 29th, 2020, 7:51 am

I will take Jeremy please!
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Post by ToddHW » September 29th, 2020, 10:31 am

Thank you both.


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Post by 777okyo » September 29th, 2020, 9:17 pm

May I read for Mrs.Frail

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Post by adrianstephens » September 30th, 2020, 3:55 am

I volunteer to read Sir Sampson.
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Post by Kathimariewalsheck » October 1st, 2020, 1:25 pm

Hi, may I claim these parts please to read/record?

21 Nurse to Miss Prue, Act 2 Open
22 Nurse to Miss Prue, Act 3 Open
23 Nurse to Miss Prue, Act 5 Open

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Post by TomHersant » October 1st, 2020, 3:36 pm

May I have the extravagant honor of claiming the role of Valentine?
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