Ted Lange Concludes Trilogy with New Play ‘Lady Patriot’

A spy breaches Confederate president Jefferson Davis’ office, ‘dramedy’ ensues.

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“Lady Patriot” is one of history’s untold stories, peeling away stereotypes prevalent in the South during the Confederacy and exposing the nature of slavery, its inhumanity, and how it entangled with economics and politics.

Torrance, Calif. (PRWEB) February 14, 2014

Lady Patriot” (published by Trafford Publishing) reveals an intimate look into the prejudices and patriotism of three ladies who lived during the Civil War, Varina Davis, Elizabeth Van Lew, and Mary Bowser. Combining his signature styles of comedy and drama, playwright Ted Lange, who garnered worldwide fame for his portrayal of Isaac Washington on television classic “The Love Boat,” brings the characters to life on the page.

Set in Richmond, Va. during the Civil War and based on a true story, Confederate president Jefferson Davis’s inner sanctum has been breached. Information is leaking to the enemy. Who is the spy? No one is privy to this information except Jefferson’s advisors, and they are beyond repute.

An excerpt from “Lady Patriot” Act I, Scene VII:

“OLD ROBERT: Mary answer me this. Why you want to read Massa Jeff’s private papers?
MARY: Old Robert, You know how white folks feel about darkies reading. If I open a book, I’m sure to get caught. If I glance at a paper and practice what I see, easier not to get caught.”

“Lady Patriot” is one of history’s untold stories, peeling away stereotypes prevalent in the South during the Confederacy and exposing the nature of slavery, its inhumanity, and how it entangled with economics and politics.

“Lady Patriot”
By Ted Lange
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 198 pages | ISBN 9781490713168
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 198 pages | ISBN 9781490713144
E-Book | 198 pages | ISBN 9781490713151
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Ted Lange personifies the Renaissance Man Theatre Award received from the NAACP. A graduate of London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, Lange’s career has gained worldwide recognition as a gifted actor of stage and screen, revered director, and prolific writer. Lange was named an adjunct associate professor at the School of Cinema/Television at University of Southern California, where he taught a weekly course in film directing. In addition to this, he also lectures on Shakespeare and acting at high schools and colleges across the nation. Lange has penned 24 plays including his historical trilogy “George Washington’s Boy,” “The Journals of Osborne P. Anderson,” and “Lady Patriot.”

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