The story of Princess Cissie has been brought to the big screen many times. The most famous one is the 1955 film Princess Cissie starring Romee Schneider. Amy Jenkinss new play will focus once again on the legendary woman known as Queen Elizabeth of Austria. Amy Jenkins called Princess Cissie an extraordinary young queen, charming, free-thinking, rebel among the nobles.
The 1955 film Princess Cissie starring Romee Schneider
The play is adapted from two of Allison Patakis best-selling Princess Cissies novels The Accidental Queen and Cissie: Queen Alone. It takes the strongest royal family in Europe as the background. The time line runs from 1853 to the First World War. It will show a determined woman why she accepts and embraces her power in a male-dominated world.
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