The Noble Heart

George Henry Lewes (1817 - 1878)

This Victorian melodrama, written by G.H. Lewes, common law husband of novelist George Eliot (Marian Evans), featured a scandalous love triangle. The scene is set in 16th century Spain. The main character is Don Gomez del la Vega, a nobleman in service of his king battling the Moors. In the midst of a campaign, he and his son, the gallant knight, Don Leon, both fall in love with the beautiful Juanna, daughter of a merchant, who had pledged her hand in marriage to Don Gomez. How can the situation be resolved with honor being preserved on all sides? (Summary by Kelly S. Taylor)

Cast List
Don Gomez De La Vega Wayne Cooke
Don Leon Andrew Latheron
Don Antonio de Comporeal caveat
Don Garcia de Slivas y Arias HenRMJ
Don Guzman de Tivera Greg Giordano
Herman ToddHW
Senor Reinaldos Alan Mapstone
Lisardos Larry Wilson
1st Alguazil David Purdy
Juanna Jenn Broda
Stage Directions Kelly S. Taylor

Genre(s): Drama

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 ACT I Group 00:27:47
Play 02 ACT II Group 00:29:48
Play 03 ACT III Group 00:35:25