Daily Archives: February 26, 2020

David Bruce: John Webster’s THE WHITE DEVIL: A Retelling — Act 2, Scene 2

— 2.2 — Brachiano talked to a conjurer. Brachiano said, “Now, sir, I claim your promise. It is dead midnight, the time set by you to show me by your art how the intended murder of Camillo and our loathed … Continue reading

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David Bruce: John Webster’s THE WHITE DEVIL: A Retelling — Act 2, Scene 1

— 2.1 — Francisco de Medici, Cardinal Monticelso, Marcello, Isabella, young Giovanni, and young Jacques the Moor were in a room together. Francisco de Mediciwas the Duke of Florence. Marcello was an attendant of the Duke of Florence, and he … Continue reading

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David Bruce: John Webster’s THE WHITE DEVIL: A Retelling — Act 1, Scene 2

— 1.2 — Brachiano, Camillo, Flamineo, and Vittoria Corombona talked together in a room in Camillo’s house in Rome. Camillo was Vittoria’s husband.FlamineowasVittoria’s brother and Brachiano’s secretary. Brachiano, who was a duke, loved Vittoria. Some gentlemen were holding torches to … Continue reading

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David Bruce: John Webster’s THE WHITE DEVIL: A Retelling — Cast of Characters and Act 1, Scene 1

CAST OF CHARACTERS Male Characters MONTICELSO, a Cardinal; afterwards Pope PAUL the Fourth. CAMILLO is his nephew. FRANCISCO DE MEDICI, Duke of Florence; in the 5th Act disguised as a Moor, under the name of MULINASSAR. BRACHIANO, otherwise PAULO GIORDANO … Continue reading

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