The Heresy of Love

Cast: 8f 7m

Staging: various interior settings - can be simply staged

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848424937Publication Date:
30 Jul 2015
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781780016559Publication Date:
1 Aug 2015
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2012

The Heresy of Love

By Helen Edmundson

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In the late 1600s, in a convent in Mexico, a gifted and progressive writer finds herself at the centre of a deadly battle of ideas. Celebrated by the Court but silenced by the Church, she is betrayed by the very people she thought she could trust.

Inspired by the extraordinary life of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Helen Edmundson's The Heresy of Love is a powerful drama about a clash between organised religion and personal faith, full of intrigue and danger, ruthless ambitions and illicit desire.

Premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2012, The Heresy of Love was revived in a new production at Shakespeare's Globe, London, in 2015.

Press Quotes

'Superb... an instant classic'

Daily Mail

'The great quality of Edmundson's play is that it has the sweep, the intrigue, and the bold theatrical effects of the original Spanish Golden Age dramas... an unmistakable winner'

Daily Telegraph

'A bold and eloquent play that confronts titanic conflicts between church and state, faith and creativity, and male and female power-structures'

Guardian

Cast: 8f 7m

Staging:various interior settings - can be simply staged

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848424937Publication Date:
30 Jul 2015
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781780016559Publication Date:
1 Aug 2015
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Helen Edmundson:

Gone to Earth (stage version)
Coram Boy (stage version)
Thérèse Raquin (stage version)
War and Peace (stage version)
The Clearing
Queen Anne
Orestes
Anna Karenina (stage version)
Mary Shelley
Mother Teresa is Dead
The Mill on the Floss (stage version)
Life is a Dream
Swallows and Amazons (stage version)
Small Island (stage version)

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