The Sugar Witch

The Sugar Witch

Book - 2008
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Southern Gothic Drama / 3m, 3f / Exterior The Bean family in Sugar Bean, Florida live under an ancient family curse. The surviving members of the town's founding family have reached the end of their rope. Just when things can't possibly get any worse, tragedy strikes as a mysterious and brutal murder takes place in the Bean family home. The crime places "Moses" and "Sisser" in grave danger as "Annabelle," the last in a long-line of so-called "Sugar Witches," attempts to end the curse placed on their heads by the dying words of her very own grandmother. Dark family secrets are revealed and unusual passions are ignited as the family confronts madness, truth and the destructive legacy of racism as the spirits of the dead walk the dark swamp, haunting the hearts of all who reside there. The Sugar Witch is a dark, Southern Gothic play that will linger in the minds of the audience long after the curtain falls. "Bewitching " -San Jose Mercury News "Spellbinding...a gem of special effects, dead bodies, silent demons, flickering campfires and flying cats...eerie... chilling... moody... The Sugar Witch] embraces gay/lesbian themes as heartily as anything you'll get south of San Francisco... a] gender-reversed Sleeping Beauty " - Metro Weekly (Silicon Valley) "A hauntingly creepy delight...lyrically written... a standout...quality play...intriguing... impressive...wonderful...(a) story of decay, violence and transformation...Li'l Abner meets William Faulkner... The Sugar Witch] is filled with weird, surreal, stageworthy dramatic moments and situations...a satisfying balance between gothic horror and humor " -Palo Alto Daily News WINNER of "WAVE" Magazine's Theatre Award for "Standout New Work"
Publisher: New York, NY : Samuel French , c2008.
ISBN: 9780573663642
0573663645
Branch Call Number: 812 SANDERS
PS3619.A5273 S86 2008
Characteristics: 79 p. : plan ; 21 cm.

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