THE FRENCHY BERNADONE SHOW - Lepers - Frenchy

Lawrence, Kansas

PLAY DESCRIPTION

Using the up-beat personality of his younger years when he was known as Frenchy Bernadone, Saint Francis of Assisi beguiles, coaxes, and charms his audience into a moral vision for the contemporary world--a vision that is both religious and secular. Frenchy is thoroughly human without any of the stereotypic characteristics that are often used in the portrayal of saints and other spiritual figures.

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Time: The Present and the Early 13th Century                           

Situation: Frenchy relates how a crisis of faith caused him to go live among lepers where he witnessed their true power. He regained his faith and now confronts the audience with what it takes to change courses and take up a life of service and spirituality.

Subject Matter: Lepers, Love, Revolution, Social Activism, Christianity, St. Francis of Assisi, Spirituality, Doing Good, Class, Wealth

Note from Playwright: I always have been struck by the sheer courage it takes to oppose the social and economic structures of the world while remaining open and good to all.

Supplemental Information: The full script THE FRENCHY BERNADONE SHOW: A Play About Saint Francis of Assisi  is available to read on MonologueBank.

In the full-length play, Frenchy is a singer and dancer.

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    Full-Length Play, Play w/Music
  • Character Age
    Adult 20-30, Adult 30-40, Adult 40-50
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Male, Heterosexual
  • Character Ethnicity
    Universal, European
  • Genre
    Comedic Drama, Historical Drama
  • Period
    Pre-Contemporary, Contemporary
  • Length
    2 min +
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
    Male
  • Writer Ethnicity
    European, White
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