Ronald Amos

Ronald Amos is a former teacher of English from New York State. He moved to Florida in 1987 and is now a full-time playwright and novelist. "Shenandoah Autmn" was first produced in 1993 at the Melon Patch Theatre in Leesburg, Florida. "A Seacoast In Illyria" won the Southern Playwrights Cmpetition in 1997 at Jacksonville State University in Alabama where it also received a full production. In 1998-1999 Ronald was awarded the State Of Florida Individual Artist's Fellowship in Theatre and Playwrighting. "To Watch The Dancers," the second part of the "Illyria" trilogy, was a semi-finalist in the Mill Mountain Theatre's New Play Competition in Roanoke, Virginia in 1999, and was a finalist in 2000 at Limelight Theatre's New Playwright's Festival in St. Augustine, Florida.
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  Shenandoah Autumn

Drama by Ronald Amos

64 pages

11 m, 4 w

In this Civil War drama Charles Knox, a major in the Union army, is in an untenable situation. Two guerilla soldiers, accused of participating in an attack on an ambulance train, have been captured. But these two soldiers are far from being tough killers. One is an affable Irishman who just wants to raise horses, and the other is a local boy who’s never been in battle before. Knox makes them an offer that if they give him information about their leader, he will spare their lives, even though he has been ordered to show no mercy. The situation is further compl...