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Wonder! A Woman Keeps a Secret

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"Wonder! A Woman Keeps a Secret" by Susanna Centlivre is a gripping and entertaining play that tells the story of a woman who must keep her true identity a secret in order to protect those she loves. The characters are complex and well-developed, with the protagonist, Isabella, navigating the challenges of deception and love with wit and intelligence.

Centlivre's writing is both humorous and heartfelt, with clever dialogue that keeps readers engaged from beginning to end. The plot unfolds at a brisk pace, with plenty of twists and turns to keep readers guessing about the outcome. The themes of love, loyalty, and the consequences of keeping secrets are explored in a way that feels fresh and relevant.

Overall, "Wonder! A Woman Keeps a Secret" is a delightful and thought-provoking play that will appeal to fans of historical dramas and romantic comedies alike. Centlivre's masterful storytelling and engaging characters make this a play worth reading and revisiting time and time again.

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Donna Isabella does not want to marry Don Guzman, her father's choice. Donna Violante's father wants her to become a nun. Isabella is attacked on the street and carried insensible into Violante's house. What will happen next? Confidential letters, secret identities, conniving servants, disguises and other fallderoll await! Supposedly Jane Austen put on a family performance of this play. - Summary by ToddHW Cast list: Don Felix: Greg Giordano Colonel Briton: skypigeon Frederic: Adrian Stephens Don Pedro: peterbrashvoice Don Lopez: Algy Pug Gibby: Alan Mapstone Lissardo: ToddHW Vasquez: David Purdy Donna Violante: TJ Burns Donna Isabella: Jenn Broda Flora: Sonia Inis: Availle Stage Directions: Wayne Cooke Editing: ToddHW

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