Nero

Nero (1993) is a 180 minute main stage verse drama for 8 male and 4 female actors.

Set in ancient Rome, this play concerns the incestuous, and ultimately murderous, relationship between the Roman emperor, Nero, and the most powerful woman in Roman history, his mother, Agrippina.

Characters

Nero

late teens, Emperor of Rome

Agrippina

late thirties, his mother

Brittanicus

mid teens, his step-brother

Octavia

late teens, his step-sister and wife

Seneca

fifties, his advisor

Burrus

forties, his Commander of the Guards

Serenus

thirties, his companion

Otho

early twenties, his companion

Poppaea

early twenties, the future wife of Otho

Pallas

forties, Agrippina's advisor

Locusta

sixties, a convicted poisoner

An Old Man

fifties