'Tis Pity She's a Whore

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(4.5 stars; 27 reviews)

One of the most shocking plays produced in England during the reign of Charles I, 'Tis Pity She's A Whore chronicles the disastrous results of an incestuous affair between fatalistic Italian siblings, Giovanni and Annabella. As suitors vie for Annabella's hand, various webs of deception and revenge intertwine, culminating in a bloody finale. (Summary by Elizabeth Barr)

Bonaventura, a Friar/ Bergetto, Nephew to Donado: alanmapstone
A Cardinal, Nuncio to the Pope AND Banditti: Algy Pug
Soranzo, a Nobleman: tovarisch
Florio, Citizen of Parma: Bob Neufeld
Donado, Citizen of Parma: Arnie Horton
Grimaldi, a Roman Gentleman: Ric F
Giovanni, Son to Florio: Chuck Williamson
Richardetto, a supposed Physician: Denny Sayers
Vasques, Servant to Soranzo: Chris Marcellus
Poggio, Servant to Bergetto: laurenburwell
Annabella, Daughter to Florio: Elizabeth Barr
Hippolita, Wife to Richardetto: Elizabeth Klett
Philotis, his Niece: Charlotte Duckett
Putana, Tutoress to Annabella: Amanda Friday
Officer(s): Libby Gohn
Servant: CaprishaPage
Narrator: Kristingj (2 hr 42 min)


Dramatis Personae 1:48 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act I 31:45 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act II 35:43 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act III 29:16 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act IV 25:28 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act V 38:19 Read by LibriVox Volunteers


well read

(5 stars)

five stars for being well read by the cast but the play isn't very good