CAGED NIGHTINGALE

CAST:  4F,2M

PLAYING TIME:  Under ninety minutes.

PLOT:  CAGED NIGHTINGALE illuminates young Florence Nightingale's struggle for independence. She contends with an envious but dependent sister, a socially ambitious mother, and a bookish, often ineffectual father. How did clever, charming Flo Nightingale progress from her fashionable drawing room to an army barracks in Turkey? CAGED NIGHTINGALE provides the answers.

TIME AND PLACE:  Drawing room of Embley Park, Nightingale estate in southern England, 1939.

Production:  This script was produced as a staged reading at Boston Ave. Playhouse in Lubbock, TX.

For more information, contact Sylvia Ashby at: sylashby@aol.com