Plays Directory : Love's Sacrifice

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    John Ford
  • Written
    1633
  • Overview
    Phillippo Caraffa, Duke of Pavia, has accidentally caught sight of a beautiful young woman named Bianca, the daughter of a Milanese gentleman, while he was hunting. Caraffa falls in love with her, and marries her. Yet the Duke's close friend Fernando also falls in love with the new duchess; she rejects him at first, but eventually acknowledges similar feelings for him. Fiormonda, the widowed sister of Caraffa, has long suffered an unrequited passion for Fernando; she perceives the attraction between Fernando and Bianca, and informs her brother. Through her sycophant, the Machiavellian villain D'Avolos, she works upon her brother's feelings of jealousy and outrage until he precipitates the final scene's violence that leaves both lovers dead. Caraffa joins them by taking his own life.

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Connected mandy members:

Mark Oosterveen
2015, The Duke
Gray's Inn
Joanna Vimpany
Joanna Vimpany
Deputy Stage Manager
2015, Deputy Stage Manager
Swan Theatre, Stratford upon Avon
Jen Holt
Jen Holt
Actor
2015, Julia
Gray's Inn
Richard Rees
Richard Rees
Actor
2015, Petruchio
Stratford upon Avon
Roseanna Frascona
2012, Fiormonda
Jessica Carroll
Jessica Carroll
Voice Over: English
2010, Bianca
Gavin Molloy
Gavin Molloy
Actor
2001, Mauruccio