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Richard Wolf



Nationality:    USA
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Richard Wolf taught junior high school in Alaska before pursuing graduate studies in English. For over thirty years he's been on the faculty of Mississippi State University, where his specialties include eighteenth-century literature and Theater history, world literature, and comedy. Mr. Wolf began writing plays to accommodate students in his wife's Drama classes.

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        Sort of Beowulf: A Sort of Comedy

Sort of Beowulf: A Sort of Comedy

This farcical version of the Old English epic features a rapper chorus and a family of wisecracking servants. the boastful hero Beowulf saves pompous Hrothgar from the monster Grendel and battles Grendel's mother (slow-mo style) in her underwater lair. Returning home, the hero tempts fate one last time by facing a dragon whose breath is worse than his bite.


1st Produced:
Mississippi State University (Sigma Tau Delta, English Honorary) (Mississippi State, MS, United States)    2005


1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -


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45-50 min Comedy/Farce

Male:  2            Female:  6            Other:  2 males, 6 females, 9 either (7-17 actors possible: 0-17 males, 0-17 females)

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