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Semi-finalist, 2011 Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference

A five-act verse play Written by Duncan Pflaster

The Princess Dandelion dresses as a boy in order to escape her rapist and would-be husband, along the way falling in love with another princess, and traveling through her society, meeting nuns, soldiers, and clowns, and all the time her pregnancy continues, the impending birth complicating everything. Written entirely in iambic pentameter and full of Shakespearean tropes and double entendres. All 29 parts of men and women will be played by ten women.

Featuring: Louise Flory*, Kelly Zekas, Erin Nelson, Maria Peyramaure*, Kate Dickinson, Calaine Schafer, Shannon Stowe*, Mim Granahan, Dianne Diep and Susan Wallack*

Set by Mark Marcante, costumes by Caitlin Cisek, lighting by Bruce A! Kraemer, sound by David Lawson, prop design Lytza Colon, fight choreographer Teddy Lytle, stage manager Kacey Stamats


Press rep Scotti Rhodes 212-260-8052.

Ümember of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.

*appears courtesy of Actors Equity Association.


Full Premiere May-June 2014

Reading with On the Square Productions December 2012

Reading with Oberon Theatre Ensemble directed by Nate Terracio, and starring Jane Cortney, Leah Dietrich, Dianna Martin, Nihara Nichelle, Mary Sheridan, Susan Wallack, and Cotton Wright. 7pm, Sunday November 11th 2012. At The Lambs, 3 West 51st Street, New York, NY.

Winner, Audience Favorite, 2012 MTWorks' NewBorn Festival. Staged Reading was February 2nd, 2012, directed by Leah Bonvissuto.

Semi-finalist, 2011 Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference

Tragedy of Dandelion needlework.jpg

Original Cast

 L-R: Erin Nelson and Kelly Zekas

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