One act play based on an old English Fairy tale adapted for the stage by Gerald P. Murphy. Baroness Agatha, a rich and powerful noblewoman, learns from a hermit that her newborn son, Alex, will marry Marie, a mere peasant's daughter. The Baroness will have none of this! She intends to kill her, but the baby somehow survives being thrown into a river and ends up being raised by a fisherman and his wife. Will the hermits prediction come true? Or will the Baroness be able to change fate the Alex and Marie? Stay tuned!
Griselda – playful peasant daughter
Hansel – her equally playful brother
Mother – greedy peasant
Father – her equally greedy husband
Gretchen – obsequious servant to Baroness Agatha
Hannah – another obsequious servant to Baroness
Baroness Agatha – rich and powerful noblewoman
Hermit – holder of the Book of Fate
Fisherman – Marie’s adopted father
Warden – gamekeeper and friend of Fisherman
Fishwife – Marie’s adopted mother
Innkeeper – old girlfriend of the Warden
Marie – fated to marry Alex
Alex – son of Baroness Agatha
Queen Alicia – queen of Westphalia
Fritz – servant
Jill – servant
Joan – servant
Willy - servant
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