Dori Appel Playwright and Poet 


The Wolf of Gubbio

A free-verse dramatization of this classic tale of St. Francis of Assisi, which highlights an important moment of understanding between St. Francis and the wolf, and a poignant recognition of the dark place in every creature's heart.
Cast requirements are extremely flexible: May be performed by three actors of either sex or as a monologue. Optionally, more actors may be added, and music and choreography may be used if desired.

Simple set
Running time: approximately 10 minutes

Awards and Production History:
Benefit for Howling Acres Wolf Sanctuary, Ashland, Oregon, 2004, performed at First Presbyterian Church, Ashland, Oregon, 2006.