SAINT GEORGE:A Christmas Mummers' Play by Katherine Miller
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SAINT GEORGE:A Christmas Mummers' Play

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Patched together from many old plays and dances, its sense pieced out here and there for modern audiences, and revived with a dash of hokumpokum,"" this is an old entertainment complete with audience reaction, likely to succeed as self-contained reading, sure to arouse enthusiasm if performed as directed. Miss Miller respects her material but is not cramped by it; she has assembled a spirited company of mountebanks and buffoons and turned them loose in a farce full of surprises and bits of business that kids will roar at. She hopes, of course, that they will play it in their own and/or neighbors' living rooms, and provides suggestions for staging and costuming at the end. Youngsters who see the fun Wallace Tripp's characters are having will want to take their own bows.

Pub Date: Nov. 15th, 1967
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin