Eclipsed

Written by:

Colleen Wagner

Cast Size:
9

Roles For:

  • Men: 6
  • Women: 3

Genre:

Drama

Themes:

Family
Illness
Love
Parenthood

Length:

90 min.

Year Written:

1993

Synopsis:

“In Eclipsed, Young Daniel has been diagnosed with a fatal auto-immune disease. His parents want him to live at any cost. Charles owns a fabulous garden which is threatened by a blight, and wants to protect it at any cost. The efforts to keep the garden and Daniel alive reveal the theme of the two parallel and converging stories: individual freedom and the sometimes tyranny of love.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

Emma Warren / Harold Warren / Daniel Warren, their son / A nurse / Williams, a young mercenary soldier / Kanja, a young mercenary soldier / Billy, a young mercenary soldier / Charles Huntley, retired Major General / Cecily, a young girl and Charles’ niece

First Produced:

1991, Canadian Stage

Resources:

Eclipsed is available through the CPO website.

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Notes:

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