Lola Montez in Bavaria...

Author: John Jahnke

Lola Montez in Bavaria...

Description: Explores the relation of fame to motivation, and the reconstruction of identity to success, and finds as its protagonists the nineteenth century figures of Lola Montez and King Ludwig I of Bavaria, whose obsessions with fame and power triggered a revolution, resulting in the loss of his throne.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 1998
Date Added: 7/14/2011
Content Advisory: Discreet nudity, related to casual scenes of dressing and undressing; suggestive language; simulated fornication
1 Act, 90 Minutes
1 Female, 5 Males

NOTE: Lola Montez in Bavaria... is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to Abrams Artists: Morgan Jenness, 275 Seventh Avenue NY, NY 10011 .

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Keywords: Art and Artists · Fantasy · Gay and Lesbian · Historical · Literature and Writing · Meta · Mostly Male Characters · Mythology · Non-traditional/Non-narrative/Experimental/Post-dramatic · Politics · Protests · Requires/Supports Sophisticated Multimedia/Technical Elements · Romance · Satire/Parody · Sex · Single Set · Surrealism/Absurdism · True Stories

This play is in the following collections: FringeNYC 1997-1999

Original Production Information

Lola Montez in Bavaria... was first presented by The Hotel Savant, as part of the New York International Fringe Festival in 1998 at University Settlement, with the following cast and credits:

Lola Montez: Juliana Francis
Lola II: Harley Kaplan
Ludwig I: Tony Torn
Ludwig II: George Otto
Satyr I: Peter Jacobs
Satyr II: John Jahnke

Direction/Design: John Jahnke
Set Design: Hillary Moore
Lighting Design: Kevin Adams, Chris Brown
Costume Design: Pilar Limosner
Choreography: DD Dorvillier, John Jahnke
Stage Manager: Leland Vall