- Full Length Play.
- The play Mistress of Novices recounts the story of Bernadette and the miraculous vision she claims to have been granted, and also conflict that this assertion causes in her relationship with the sceptical and strong-willed Mother of Novices.
- Set mainly in the convent of St Gildard, Nevers, it follows the life of Bernadette until its agonized end, moves to Lourdes for a final scene when the Mistress of Novices is an aged woman and closes with the announcement of Bernadette's canonization.
- The action can be set against tabs and wings with the simplest of furnishings. Period: mid-nineteenth century too early twentieth century.
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