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Chalk Garden, The

  • Enid Bagnold
  • Full Length Play, Drama
  • 2M, 7F
  • ISBN: 9780573606892

"A very fresh and personal kind of play with wit, literacy, and an almost unearthly integrity."

New York Herald Tribune

  • Full Length Play
  • Drama

  • Set Requirements: Interior Set
Revived to acclaim on the West End in 2008, this psychological chamber piece explores the secret world of childhood through the prism of a dyed-in-the-wool British dowager Mrs. St. Maugham and her precocious and equally eccentric granddaughter Laurel. When enigmatic Miss Madrigal is hired as household companion and manager, the two finally meet their match.

REVIEWS:

"A tantalizing, fascinating and stimulating piece of theatre."

 New York Daily News

"A very fresh and personal kind of play with wit, literacy, and an almost unearthly integrity."

 New York Herald Tribune

Premiere Production: The Chalk Garden was first presented by Irene Mayer Selznick at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 26th October, 1955.
  • Casting: 2M, 7F

  • MISS MADRIGAL (First Applicant)
    MAITLAND
    SECOND APPLICANT
    LAUREL
    THIRD APPLICANT
    MRS. ST. MAUGHAM
    NURSE
    OLIVIA
    THE JUDGE
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    Revived to acclaim on the West End in 2008, this psychological chamber piece explores the secret world of childhood through the prism of a dyed-in-the-wool British dowager Mrs. St. Maugham and her precocious and equally eccentric granddaughter Laurel. When enigmatic Miss Madrigal is hired as household companion and manager, the two finally meet their match.

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