By: E. Thomalen
Genre: Magical folktale
Cast: F 5 M 4 Extra dancers desirable



The Lake of Sorrows is a verse drama and adaptation of the story of Swan Lake. It is divided into 4 scenes: 1. The attempted seduction of Odette by the evil magician Rothbart; 2. The Queen Mother urging her son to choose a bride now that he has turned 21; 3. The meeting of Prince Siegfried with Odette and 4. The climactic ballroom scene where Odette is betrayed through the machinations of Rothbart.