The Duchess of Padua HTML version

The Persons Of The Play
Simone Gesso, Duke of Padua
Beatrice, his Wife
Andreas Pollajuolo, Cardinal of Padua
Maffio Petrucci, }
Jeppo Vitellozzo, } Gentlemen of the Duke's Household
Taddeo Bardi, }
Guido Ferranti, a Young Man
Ascanio Cristofano, his Friend
Count Moranzone, an Old Man
Bernardo Cavalcanti, Lord Justice of Padua
Hugo, the Headsman
Lucy, a Tire woman
Servants, Citizens, Soldiers, Monks, Falconers with their hawks and
dogs, etc.
Place: Padua
Time: The latter half of the Sixteenth Century
Style of Architecture: Italian, Gothic and Romanesque.
ACT I. The Market Place of Padua (25 minutes).
ACT II. Room in the Duke's Palace (36 minutes).
ACT III. Corridor in the Duke's Palace (29 minutes).
ACT IV. The Hall of Justice (31 minutes).
ACT V. The Dungeon (25 minutes).