The Noble Heart


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This Victorian melodrama, written by G.H. Lewes, common law husband of novelist George Eliot (Marian Evans), featured a scandalous love triangle. The scene is set in 16th century Spain. The main character is Don Gomez del la Vega, a nobleman in service of his king battling the Moors. In the midst of a campaign, he and his son, the gallant knight, Don Leon, both fall in love with the beautiful Juanna, daughter of a merchant, who had pledged her hand in marriage to Don Gomez. How can the situation be resolved with honor being preserved on all sides? (Summary by Kelly S. Taylor)

Cast List

Don Gomez De La Vega Wayne Cooke

Don Leon Andrew Latheron

Don Antonio de Comporeal caveat

Don Garcia de Slivas y Arias HenRMJ

Don Guzman de Tivera Greg Giordano

Herman ToddHW

Senor Reinaldos Alan Mapstone

Lisardos Larry Wilson

1st Alguazil David Purdy

Juanna Jenn Broda

Stage Directions Kelly S. Taylor

(1 hr 33 min)

Chapters

ACT I 27:47 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
ACT II 29:48 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
ACT III 35:25 Read by LibriVox Volunteers