The Belle's Strategem

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Scenes from the Play

The Belle's Strategem, Act 3, Scene 2
(2M) Courtall and Saville discuss the lovely and alluring qualities of Lady Frances, but forbidden to them, as she is married to Sir George. View Scene

The Belle's Strategem, Act 4, Scene 1
(1W, 1M) At the Masquerade Ball , Doricourt falls for Letitia who is far more daring and provocative in costume and mask. View Scene

The Belle's Strategem, Act 5, Scene 2
(2M) Doricourt confides in Saville that he has fallen for the mysterious woman at the Masquerade Ball, not knowing it is Letitia, his intended. How will… View Scene

About the Playwright

Hannah Cowley
Hannah Cowley

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One Play at a Time Participating Universities

Wendy Arons
Michigan State University
Nelson Barre
Roanoke College
Maria Beach
Oklahoma State University
Melinda Finberg
University of Southern California
Donatella Galella
University of California, Riverside
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